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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the first opioid painkiller for the treatment of neuropathic pain caused by diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Nucynta, which is made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, is already approved for management of moderate to severe chronic pain in adults.
It’s now early February, Patricia just came home to our house, although she could have used an other week or two in a rehab, no one was paying. Maybe it’s just our nervousness and she is ok. I don’t know, she has a halo on her head, a feeding tube hanging out of her stomach and a patch over one eye… Looks fine to me. Continue reading
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has slapped drugmaker Eli Lilly & Co. on the wrist for making “false or misleading claims” in advertisements for Cymbalta, a drug for pain and anxiety relief. Continue reading
Diet & Nutritional Supplement Recommendations from Leading Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Physicians
We’ve all heard the expression “you are what you eat.” While there is no question that diet and nutrition have a significant impact on overall good health, the extent to which this is true in people suffering from disease is a subject of much debate and has been the topic of many research studies. Continue reading
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, often referred to as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), is a disease which affects at least one million individuals in the US, and an even greater number in Europe. Despite the large number of people affected, there is a lack of serious large-scale research initiatives focused on the disease. T Continue reading
In February of this year, I had something like the flu in which I ached and had swollen throat and bad headache and neckache and went to my family doc who said I had all signs of viral meningitis but didn’t confirm with a lumbar puncture and he said since it was viral, it should go away in 3 days and did but left me with vertigo that continued to worsen to the point where I couldn’t do anything. Continue reading
The mood of despair is associated with learned helplessness, the sense of not having control and a belief that effort will not be effective. Continue reading
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.1 That source suggests that to get the most from your visits with the doctor you “take P.A.R.T.” The letters, as we’ll use them here, mean Prepare, be Active, Repeat, and Take action.
ong-term illnesses, CFIDS and fibromyalgia require that you adopt a different role as a patient, one we call being a self-manager. With short-term illnesses, you often can rely on a doctor to provide a solution. But CFIDS and fibromyalgia are different. Continue reading