Can a Simple Eye Exam Chart the Course for Diagnosing and Managing Fibromyalgia?

by Staff Can a routine, non-invasive and inexpensive eye exam help diagnose fibromyalgia (FM), and perhaps help guide the disease’s management? That’s a question researchers from Spain investigated, and found that it may well be true. Using optical coherence tomography (OCT) – a non-invasive imaging test that uses light waves to take cross-section pictures of your retina […]

Beyond Back Pain: 5 Warning Signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Sign #1: You have unexplained pain in the lower back. Typical back pain often feels better after rest. AS is the opposite. Pain and stiffness are usually worse upon waking. While exercise may make ordinary back pain worse, AS symptoms may actually feel better after exercise. Lower back pain for no apparent reason is not […]

Don’T Ignored Annonying Reason Of Losing Hair Loss

It’s true that men are more likely to lose their hair than women, mostly due to male pattern baldness (more on that later).But thinning hair and reason of hair loss are also common in women, and no less demoralizing. Reasons can range from the simple and temporary—a vitamin deficiency—to the more complex, like an underlying […]

Why do I stop taking Cymbalta for fibromyalgia?

Cymbalta Cymbalta belongs to a class of drugs called norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Cymbalta had previously been approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression, generalized anxiety disorders and peripheral diabetic neuropathic pain. The agency approved Cymbalta in June 2008 for the treatment of adult fibromyalgia. At first glance, duloxetine seems to be an ideal drug. This will […]

What is pregabalin?

Highlights for pregabalin Pregabalin oral capsule is only available as a brand-name drug. It isn’t available as a generic drug. Brand name: Lyrica. Pregabalin comes as a capsule, a solution, and an extended-release tablet. All forms are taken by mouth. Pregabalin oral capsule is used to treat neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. It’s also used to treat partial […]

Marijuana may be risky for those with heart disease

Although marijuana may have some benefits, its use could cause health issues for older people with cardiovascular disease. One case, in particular, is sparking some questions. Marijuana in edible form may have cardiovascular risks for people at risk. In recent years, the legalization of marijuana has become more widespread. Some people use the drug recreationally, […]

New cell-tracking technique sheds light on breast cancer spread

A leading-edge genetic technique that can track cell lineage has revealed much about how breast cancer spreads. It could also help explain why some breast cancers relapse after initially successful chemotherapy. Researchers gain a better understanding of how breast cancer spreads thanks to ‘cellular barcoding.’ The name of the technique is cellular barcoding, and it […]

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