The Self-Doubt That Creeps In With Fibromyalgia

One thing that continuously surprises me about fibromyalgia is self-doubt. We’ve all heard about fibromyalgia patients dealing with medical professionals who don’t believe their pain is...

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Harms The Brain: Northwestern University Research

Summary:People with unrelenting pain are often depressed, anxious and have difficulty making simple decisions. Researchers have identified a clue that may explain how suffering...

Sudden, Unexpected Death in Chronic Pain Patients

By Forest Tennant, MD, DrPH Sudden, unexpected death may occur in a severe, chronic pain patient, and the terminal event may be unrelated to medical therapeutics....

How Amitriptyline May Help People With Fibromyalgia

Over the years, various medications have undergone evaluation for use in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Those medications include muscle relaxants, corticosteroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications...

What is Guillain-barre syndrome? How it is related with Fibromyalgia

A lot of people wonder if Guillain-barre syndrome and fibromyalgia are related. Both produce pretty similar symptoms in people who suffer from them, which...

Please Don’t Confuse My Chronic Pain With ‘Low Pain Tolerance’

“Pain tolerance” and “pain threshold” are phrases used to describe how much pain a person can handle, but they don’t actually mean the same...