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HAVING SEIZURES OR BLACKOUTS? THE TRAMADOL CONNECTION

Did you know that seizures/blackouts can be one of the major side effects of taking Tramadol (Ryzolt/Ultram)?  And when we are diagnosed with fibromyalgia, CFS/ME and seizures/blackouts seem to be ‘accepted’ as just part of our illness, many of our doctors do not realize that it may be our medication causing this issue.  It can also cause Seratonin Syndrome when...

10 year old Dylan’s Letter: My Mom Has Fibromyalgia

Sometimes there are few people in our life that take the life away with their compassion, sweetness, love,emotions and support. My Mom has fibromyalgia, Actually, No my mom does not have fibro, but this is article is not about her. It is the story of cute and lovely hearted boy Dylan who saw her mom struggling...

A Husband Response to the Wife’s letter who has fibromyalgia

by Jessica Streed-Puddicombe Hello, my name is Rich and I am the husband to a woman with a chronic illness called fibromyalgia. First off, I want to state I am no hero or saint. In my private moments the frustrations and sadness can be near intolerable. An unseen enemy has taken captive the girl I fell in...

The FDA Is Watching These 14 Drugs for Serious Side Effects

by The GoodRx Pharmacist Every three months, the FDA reviews and publishes reports of adverse reactions from medications they’ve received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS). The FDA has been posting these quarterly updates since 2007, due to an update to the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act that requires the FDA to publish a...

Fibromyalgia and Eye problems: Will your vision be effected?

By:BARBARA A. SMITH Fibromyalgia is autoimmune condition that causes chronic mental and physical problems including fatigue, pain and even psychological distress. Research shows that over 6 million people in the Unites States alone are affected by this condition. According to NFA, or National Fibromyalgia Association, symptoms of fibromyalgia also include disturbances in sleep, sensitive skin, headaches,...