Symptoms of Fibromyalgia in Females

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia in Females

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes widespread pain in the muscles, and increased tenderness in many areas of the body. Fibromyalgia affects up to 3-6% of adults, most commonly starts in people between 20-55 years old, and is more likely to occur in women than in men. It is unknown why symptoms of fibromyalgia in females occur more frequently than in males, although there are read more...

Physical Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Physical Therapy for Fibromyalgia

What is physical therapy and how can this help fibromyalgia? Physical therapy is the practice of treating the body by physical means to improve pain and function. Physical therapists (PTs) can evaluate the body for problems in function and movement and then treat with a focus on increasing strength, improving range of motion, and helping with activities of daily living. In particular, physical therapy for read more...

How to Make Leg Pain Go Away

How to Make Leg Pain Go Away

Natural Alternatives to Relieve Pain As you work to normalize your emotional traumas the following therapies can further help to reduce pain and get you back on track to optimal health, without resorting to potentially dangerous drugs: Chiropractic Care -- Especially the disciplines in chiropractic that address the emotional components, like TBM, NET and BEST. Dr. Kent provides some excellent recommendations on how to locate read more...

New Fibromyalgia Medications: One Gets Fast-Tracked, Another Fails

New Fibromyalgia Medications: One Gets Fast-Tracked, Another Fails

IMC-1: The U.S .Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track Designation for this new treatment for fibromyalgia. This medication has been studied in a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled phase 2 study which showed improvement in fibromyalgia symptoms. This potential fibromyalgia medication is a combination of famciclovir, an antiviral agent, with celecoxib, an anti-inflammatory. Phase three trials for this new fibromyalgia treatment may start read more...

Burning Pain in Feet

Burning Pain in Feet

Pins and needles (paraesthesia) is a pricking, burning, tingling or numbing sensation that's usually felt in the arms, legs, hands or feet. It doesn't usually cause any pain, but it can cause numbness or itching. Pins and needlesis usually temporary, but can sometimes be long-lasting (chronic). Temporary pins and needles Most people have temporary pins and needles from time to time. It happens when pressure read more...