Weight Loss Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

The weight loss industry is full of myths. People are often advised to do all sorts of crazy things, most of which have no evidence behind them. However, over the years, scientists have found a number of strategies that seem to be effective. Here are 26 weight loss tips that are actually evidence-based. 1. Drink […]

Five Ways to Help a Parent with Dementia who Refuses Care

The terrible thing about dementia is that in its early stages, people are aware that their brain is changing. They often recognize the signs of memory loss, confusion and the inability to handle daily activities. It is a frightening time. The slight personality shift can dramatically change your approach to dementia care. It isn’t really […]

Endocannabinoid Deficiency Suspected As Cause For Fibromyalgia

For decades, since fibromyalgia disproportionately affected women, those who suffered with its often debilitating effects were often labeled as “hysterical women.” Many doctors would not even acknowledge that it was a legitimate physical disorder and called women hypochondriacs. It was often referred to as a “psychosomatic disorder.” Over the decades, the medical community has finally recognized it […]

Hidden Causes Of Fibromyalgia Patient Must Be Ignored

Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic disorder. D It’s associated with widespread pain in the muscles and bones, areas of tenderness, and general fatigue. Symptoms like these are considered subjective, meaning they can’t be determined or measured by tests Because its symptoms are subjective and there isn’t a clear known cause, fibromyalgia causes is often misdiagnosed […]

A Good Day With Fibromyalgia Doesn’t Mean I’m Cured

By:Ness Thegirlwiththefivelads Many of us with fibromyalgia have “good days,” the idea of which can confuse people who don’t understand chronic illness. Having a good day does not mean I’ve been cured of fibromyalgia. My version of a good day is not the same as a healthy person’s version of a good day. I completely […]

Fibromyalgia and Death. What You Need to Know

It has been accepted by many in the medical community for many years that fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome—not even a disease. And certainly not killing anyone. However, there have been sporadic reports in the literature of increased mortality due to cardiovascular disease and suicide. A study published last year in “Arthritis and Rheumatism” […]

Fibromyalgia Is Finally Recognized As An Official Real Disease

By: Karen Lee Richards Fibromyalgia finally has its own official diagnostic code in the ICD-10-CM codes formally adopted in the U.S.ICD-10-CM, which stands for International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification, is a list of diagnostic codes provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics to be used […]


By Mark Filidei, D.O. One of my chief tasks as the Director of Integrative Medicine at Amen Clinics is to work up what we call a “toxic brain” as seen on SPECT imaging. Amen Clinics currently has the largest database of brain SPECT scans in the world, and it affords us a unique view into […]

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