Beware These Causes Tied To Raised Risk of Death In Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Here’s a Look At How Alzheimer’s Disease kills. How does Alzheimer’s disease lead to a person’s death? Alzheimer’s disease destroys nerve connections in the brain,  making it progressively more difficult to do ordinary things like move around, swallow and feed yourself. While the disease devastates the brain, it does not kill you. Complications of the decline […]

Can an existing vaccine help treat fibromyalgia?

By Ed Coghlan. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Massachusetts General Hospital to conduct a human clinical trial of a low-cost generic vaccine to treat fibromyalgia. The announcement was made by EpicGenetics, a private biomedical company in Los Angeles because its CEO, Bruce Gillis, MD is funding the study through […]

Medicinal Pot Popular for Fibromyalgia Pain

Many fibromyalgia patients are smoking marijuana or taking synthetic forms of cannabinoids to help relieve their pain, according to a Canadian study.  But the researchers also found that marijuana use by fibromyalgia patients was also associated with unemployment, mental illness and opioid use. “The cannabinoid system has known modulatory effects on pain, inflammation, immune function, […]

Is My Childhood Trauma Linked to Fibromyalgia?

I have often wondered whether the abuse I suffered as a child played a part in my fibromyalgia’s development. What I’ve read recently makes me think that’s entirely possible. My mother and I are now more accepting of one another, and of our respective perceived flaws. We have forged a new relationship. But I know […]

EpicGenetics’ FM/a Blood Test for Fibromyalgia Is Now Available in Canada

EpicGenetics’ FM/a Test for detecting fibromyalgia is now available in Canada. FM/a was the first blood test for fibromyalgia to receive U.S. Federal Drug Administration approval— in 2012. The test identifies white blood cell anomalies that are known to occur in those with the disease. It has a high accuracy rate, displaying 93% sensitivity in diagnosing fibromyalgia. This means […]

Be conscious people: do not ignore these deadly symptoms of fibromyalgia

The invisible symptoms of fibromyalgia you simply can not ignore Fibromyalgia is a human disease that causes widespread chronic pain and an increasing response to pressure. It affects more than 5 million Americans and the numbers are increasing. The condition causes innumerable unpleasant symptoms and is considered an “invisible disease” because it does not cause external problems. However, […]

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