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FDA approves OxyContin for children 11 and older

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat around-the-clock pain in adults. But most pain medications are not approved for use in children. Read...

This is nature’s most powerful painkilling essential oil – and you’ve probably never heard of it before

Here’s a little-known secret that big pharma doesn’t want you to know about: There’s an essential oil out there that provides amazing pain relief without the negative side effects that often accompany pharmaceutical medications. The pain relief from this oil has been found to be superior not only to most natural remedies but even the pharmaceuticals that...

Should you use painkillers for fibromyalgia?

by:Wyatt Redd If you’ve lived with fibromyalgia for a while, you know how devastating the pain can be. Not only can it get extremely severe to the point that it feels like the muscles are being pulled off of your bones, but even when it’s not really bad, the pain is constant. It feels like...

Electroshock Therapy and Fibromyalgia

By:Wyatt Redd Electroshock therapy scares a lot of people. That makes sense given that we usually think of it as someone being strapped to a table and electrocuted. But in the past few decades, we’ve re-examined the procedure and discovered it’s one of the most effective ways to treat depression. And we’ve also made it...

200+ Major and Minor Symptoms of Fibromyalgia You are unintentionally Ignoring

Fibromyalgia is classified as a syndrome so people will have some of these symptoms. No two people will be the same (this cause people a lot of confusion). 1. Activity level decreased to less than 50% of pre-illness activity level 2. Cold hands and feet (extremities) 3. Cough 4. Craving carbohydrates 5. Delayed reaction to physical activity or stressful...


By: Kortney Briggis You’ve probably read about fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue and fibro fog, but the list of possible symptoms is far-reaching and body-wide. Those tiny lists don’t even begin to describe our experience! I put together this “monster list” of 60+ symptoms to let you know that you’renotalone! The list is adapted from...

The 7 Psychological Stages of Chronic Pain. 99% Womens have Stage 6

By Jennifer Martin, PsyD, Columnist Have you ever wondered if other people with chronic health conditions feel the same way you do? Throughout my years with chronic pain and illness, along with the hundreds of patients I have counseled, I have found that, while everyone copes in their own way and experiences their condition uniquely, there...

Sixteen Most Important Fibromyalgia Signs and Symptoms Don’t Ignore

Many people are unaware of how devastating fibromyalgia can be for the patient. Below are 16 Fibromyalgia signs and symptoms. 1. Extreme Fatigue: Feeling exhausted upon waking after a long night’s sleep is common for people with fibromyalgia. People with Fibromyalgia signs often describe the fatigue as being draining or like carrying dead weight. The...

The 6 Multiples Stages Of Fibromyaglai Pain ( #4th Is Shocking…!)

by Wise - Angela Stage 1 You started experiencing pain and fatigue more than before, you’re not sure what is going on but you hurt and you are tired. You can hold a job, you can make it through your day, but you know something isn’t right... so it’s something you’re going to start researching. Stage 2 You...

Fibromyalgia Flexor and Hip Pain. Are You Relate?

It is not uncommon to have hip flexor problems or pain in this area when living with fibromyalgia. Hip, hip flexors and lower back pain correlated with areas of fibromyalgia because of the tender areas around the lower back, much more trigger point and other areas conditions affecting the surrounding areas.  The hip flexors let your...


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