6 Things You Need to Know About Yeast Infection

  According to statistical data, 3 out of 4 women are likely to get yeast infection at least once, and half will have it twice or more. Yeast inhabits in your skin and vaginal area, making the infection very common, as per Melissa Goist, MD, an ob-gyn at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. […]

How To Deal With Fibromyalgia Stiff Hands

In addition to muscle aches and joint pain, fibromyalgia patients also tend to complain of stiff hands, especially in the early morning. Fibromyalgia stiff hands can impose several restrictions on the movement of your hands that can affect your daily routines. How Exactly Does Fibromyalgia Stiff Hands Feel Like? Stiff hands are usually associated with […]

Hyperalgesia In Fibromyalgia

People that suffering from fibromyalgia experience different types of pain. One of the pain types is hyperalgesia. This pain type leads to an increased sensitivity to pain. It is a common condition for those who suffer from central sensitivity syndromes such as fibromyalgia. What Is Hyperalgesia? Hyperalgesia is simply an increased response to pain. It […]

Fibromyalgia Numbness Causes and How Can You Cope with it

By: Adriel Maldonado Dealing With Fibromyalgia Numbness and Tingling For most people, a new morning brings energy enough to hit the ground running if need be. That is, most people who do not suffer from fibromyalgia. Those suffering from fibro, however, can barely tiptoe through the morning, nonetheless, run through it. Some days the mere […]

The 7 Psychological Stages of Chronic Pain. #3 is Anger

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, […]

Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary

U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach. Alcohol can ease pain by stimulating the brain’s limbic system, which regulates feelings of pleasure and pain. Ryan Stuart/Corbis Moderate to heavy drinking might cut the likelihood of disability for people with chronic widespread pain such as that related to fibromyalgia, new Scottish research suggests. But U.S. pain specialists […]

Fibromyalgia Symptoms and Diagnosis

By Lynn Marks Medically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD This condition often causes tender “trigger points” in specific areas of the body. Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain and tenderness. Chris Rout/Alamy Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by pain and tenderness throughout the body, as well as fatigue. Although the condition is often grouped in the same category […]

How to Get Rid of a Stye at Home

A stye, which is also known as hordeolum, is a problem that affects the skin around the eyes. To be more exact, it usually manifests itself as a red bump, pimple, or dot on your eyelid. This problem is quite irritating as it makes it difficult to keep your infected eye open from time to […]

Ask the Doctor: How Long Do Ear Infections Last?

It is important to know how long do ear infections last, especially when you develop one yourself. Knowing how your body reacts to a certain disease and how long it takes for it to recover can give you the necessary confidence to keep pushing forward. There is no room for fear once you are fighting […]

Are Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Related?

A lot of people wonder if Guillain-barre syndrome and fibromyalgia are related. Both produce pretty similar symptoms in people who suffer from them, which makes it easy to see why people would think that there may be a connection between Guillain-barre syndrome and fibromyalgia. But is there? Let’s take a look at what these diseases […]

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