Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.

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How the Opioid Epidemic is Affecting People with Fibromyalgia

How the Opioid Epidemic is Affecting People with Fibromyalgia

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Antipsychotic Drugs: Can they treat fibromyalgia?

Antipsychotic Drugs: Can they treat fibromyalgia?

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What are the symptoms?

  • Widespread, chronic pain

    Pain for more than three months in the 18 tender points

  • Allodynia

    Neuropathic pain is caused by damage to- or dysfunction of- the peripheral and central nervous system

  • Fatigue

    Feeling exhausted

  • Hyperhidrosis

    Excessive sweating

  • Anxiety

    Feelings of anxiety and panic

What Causes Night Sweats? How to Stop Having Them?

You are not sick, you don’t owe money to anyone, you paid your taxes, you don’t cheat on your spouse… but for some reason it’s the middle of winter and your bed is so drenched in sweat you can almost float! Maybe it’s just because you accidentally left the thermostat too high. Or could it … Continue reading "What Causes Night Sweats? How to Stop Having Them?"...

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Fibromyalgia Treating is Now a Part of RedOrbit.com

You may notice some changes to the website, so let us tell you how excited we are to announce that FibromyalgiaTreating.com is now part of RedOrbit.com. We have all of the same great people, writers, and editors but now with more firepower. We now have access to an enormous amount of additional research information from doctors and scientists. … Continue reading "Fibromyalgia Treating is Now a Part of RedOrbit.com"...

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Haloperidol for Fibromyalgia

For this article we will be examining the oral tablet form of haloperidol. Also, we will observe how this medication is connected to helping fibromyalgia....

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What causes it?

The exact cause of fibromyalgia is still unknown and the subject of research, but it is believed to be caused by a variety of factors including, but not limited to:

  • Genetics. Because fibromyalgia tends to run in families, there may be certain genetic mutations that may make you more susceptible to developing the disorder.
  • Infections. Some illnesses appear to trigger or aggravate fibromyalgia.
  • Physical or emotional trauma. Fibromyalgia can sometimes be triggered by a physical trauma, such as a car accident. Psychological stress may also trigger the condition.
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Genetics

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Infections

Physical or emotional trauma

Physical or emotional trauma

How to treat it

Pioglitazone: Diabetes and Fibromyalgia

Here we will examine the warnings and side effects of pioglitazone. Additionally, we will look at how it can connect to fibromyalgia....

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Chelation Therapy: Benefits and Risks

Chelation therapy is a process in which heavy metals are taken out of the blood. Some heavy metals include mercury or lead. Chelation therapy is a common treatment for different kinds of metal poisoning. It has also been considered to help other conditions, such as autism, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and heart disease. However, it is still unclear if … Continue reading "Chelation Therapy: Benefits and Risks"...

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Bisphosphonates: What Conditions can it Treat?

Bisphosphonates are used to slow down the rate of bone loss. Unfortunately, this group of drugs does not build bone, it simply slows down the process....

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