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Many with fibromyalgia take medicine daily – whether it is prescription or over-the-counter we should use it as safely as possible. Follow Directions: Obviously, following the instructions on when and how to take a medicine, as well as paying attention to the warnings, are the first step. Never change your dosage without first discussing it [...]
In the May-June Arthritis Today magazine there was an article entitled All About Fibromyalgia Meds by Mary Anne Dunkin. Most of the medications are the same as the ones in I wrote about it Medicines for Fibromyalgia – Part I, but there are some new mentions. None of the treatments cure fibromyalgia, as there is [...]
One of the biggest hurdles with chronic pain is that our bodies store memories of previous pain, which make us hyper-sensitive to future sensations, like pain. One extreme example of this is phantom-limb pain – where a person feels current pain in a limb that has previously been amputated as if it had never been [...]
It seems like everyday I’m hearing about some new supplement than help with this or that. I’m glad that we’re learning more about them, but I sure wish the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) would regulate them more. Companies know that many people prefer natural versus synthetic medicine and some unethical businesses are cashing in on [...]
Posted: February 6th, 2012 under Treatments.
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