Function restoration benefits for fibromyalgia in musculoskeletal disorders

Functional restoration programmes (FRPs) may help to suppress fibromyalgia in some patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders (CDOMD), but more may need to be done to overcome longer-term related disability, research suggests. The research team found that nearly half (41%) of 117 CDOMD patients with comorbid fibromyalgia no longer met criteria for the comorbidity…

Fibromyalgia and Gut Health: SIBO and IBS

Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic and widespread musculoskeletal pain and stiffness. Other common symptoms are extreme fatigue, sleep disturbance, memory and cognitive problems, and emotional distress. The pain experienced in fibromyalgia is not caused by injuries or damages to the body tissues; instead, the pain basically results from altered pain signaling in the central and…

Fibromyalgia Explained

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic nervous system disorder, which is not associated with autoimmune or inflammation-related conditions. Although the condition does not cause any direct damage to tissues of the body, it may cause weakening of the muscles, leading to secondary problems. Fibromyalgia most frequently occurs among middle-aged adults; however, the condition can…

Fibromyalgia: Similar & Related Conditions

Fibromyalgia is a medical condition characterized by chronic and widespread pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and memory and cognitive problems. It is often co-morbid with one of more mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety, personality disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Given the similarity of symptoms with other pain-causing diseases, fibromyalgia is often misdiagnosed clinically….

KANNAB: the world of medical cannabis science

Did you know KANNAB is the name given to the cannabis plant by the ancient Persians? Now KANNAB has adapted it to reinvent ancestral wisdom in medical cannabis science. Our path in medical cannabis science was born approximately seven years ago through different approaches with the indigenous communities of Colombia, whom the State legally recognise…

Therapies for fibromyalgia may be on the horizon

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Harvard University, USA, have made a groundbreaking step towards finding new therapies for fibromyalgia. Therapies for fibromyalgia have been difficult to come by; however, researchers have discovered that the activation of glial cells causes inflammation in the brain of fibromyalgia patients, therefore paving the way for new therapies. Difficulties…

Fibromyalgia treatment options: activation of glial cells

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Harvard University, USA, have made a ground-breaking step towards finding fibromyalgia treatment options. Fibromyalgia treatment options have been difficult to come by, however using PET brain imaging, this recent study may pave the way for new therapies. Difficulties of developing fibromyalgia treatment options Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that…

Detecting fibromyalgia: could an experimental blood test be the answer?

For the first time, researchers have evidence that detecting fibromyalgia can be reliably done so using an experimental blood test – could this pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis? In a study that appears in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers from The Ohio State University, USA, reports success in identifying biomarkers of…

Fibromyalgia Causes

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain throughout your body. It also leads to fatigue, sleep issues, and other symptoms. People with this condition are more sensitive to pain than those without the condition. Fibromyalgia is one of the most common chronic pain conditions in the world. It affects about 10 million…

Everything You Need to Know About Fibromyalgia

What is fibromyalgia, and is it real? Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic disorder. It’s associated with widespread pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and general fatigue. Symptoms like these are considered subjective, meaning they can’t be determined or measured by tests. Because its symptoms are subjective and there isn’t a clear…

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