White Blood Cells Test Can Detect Fibromyalgia: New Findings

  Melissa EricksonMoren Fibromyalgia patients are being sought for a clinical trial on the blood test. Suffering from fibromyalgia means dealing with pain, sleep disturbances, depression, and thinking and memory problems. Just as hard can be the skepticism from friends, family and the medical community who doubt the validity of the disease itself. Little-understood and often misdiagnosed, fibromyalgia affects...

Brain’s Lymphatic Vessels as New Avenue to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Lymphatic vessels that clean the brain of harmful material play a crucial role in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. The vessels appear to carry previously unknown messages from the brain to the immune system that ultimately trigger the disease symptoms. Blocking...

6 Fibromyalgia Triggers You Should Eliminate Right Away

BY TIFFANY VANCE-HUFFMAN Knowing what your triggers are for fibromyalgia is an important step in your battle to feel better. Each person will show symptoms in different ways and each person may be affected by triggers differently. No matter who you are, there are six triggers you should work on as soon as possible; metals near your...

Fibromyalgia and the Heart Muscle – Fibro Pain or Heart Attack?

If you have ever had this experience, you will know that symptoms around fibromyalgia and the heart can give you quite a scare. Fibromyalgia seems to come with every pain imaginable, and that includes chest pain. Many will go to the emergency room at least once because they think that they’re having a heart attack....

5 Reasons Why Skin Cancer Surgery Isn’t So Scary

BY TIFFANY VANCE-HUFFMAN Among all the medical conditions out there, fibromyalgia is definitely one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood ones. Frequently ignored completely and dismissed as not a syndrome in its own “right”, fibromyalgia is one of those medical conditions that is still not understood – not even by the most well-known medical researchers in the...