Are Tender Points Still Used to Diagnose Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a complicated illness. It’s not a disease that can be seen on x-rays or ultrasound and much of the symptoms...

THC is Best for Fibromyalgia Pain Says New Study

CBD or THC for Fibromyalgia Pain and Nerve Relief? Fibromyalgia pain is one of the most excruciating types of...

Four Types of Cannabinoid Receptors For Killing Pain and Stopping Inflammation

Cannabinoids interact with different cannabinoid receptors in the body, sometimes in tandem and sometimes in competition. Each activation gives a response...

Study: THC Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia Pain

The study, conducted in the Netherlands, found evidence that THC extract from cannabis is useful as a treatment for fibromyalgia pain....

Extensive brain inflammation present in fibromyalgia patients, shows recent multicenter study

A recent collaborative study involving researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden using PET imaging has...

Tetra Bio-Pharma Plans Phase 2 Trial of Vaporized PPP001 Cannabis Product...

Tetra Bio-Pharma is planning a Phase 2 clinical trial to test its PPP001 vaporized medical cannabis product as a treatment for pain in patients with...

Fibromyalgia and Sicca Syndrome: Similar Symptoms, Different Diagnoses

Do you know about the similarity in symptoms between fibromyalgia (FM) and Sicca syndrome? Sicca syndrome attacks the moisture-producing...

Oxy Kids: Doctors in The U.S. Can Prescribe Opioids For Kids...

The FDA allows opioids for kids as young as 11, for the treatment of pain, but will not allow cannabis. What’s...

Making it Through Christmas with Chronic Illness and Pain

No matter your beliefs or background, culture or unique celebrations, this time of year is filled with people celebrating. From Yule to Hanukkah to Christmas Day itself, to...

I Won’t Apologize for Having Fun While Chronically Ill

When I was six, I was hospitalized with Rocky Mountain spotted fever. At the hospital, I was encouraged to get out of...
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