Tag Archives: Fibromyalgia

IN BRIEF: CoEnzyme Q10 Shown To Decrease Fibromyalgia Pain

IN BRIEF: CoEnzyme Q10 Shown To Decrease Fibromyalgia Pain

The journals “Nutrition” [1] and Anti Oxidant Redox [2] recently published articles on the benefits of CoEnzyme Q10 (CoQ10) against Fibromyalgia (FM). The team of researchers is essentially the same in both articles: Cordero MD et al.  What is CoQ10? CoQ10 is a quinone organic compound that  transfers electrons through Reduction/Oxidation …Read the Rest

IN BRIEF: Growth Hormone As a Complementary treatment For Fibromyagia

IN BRIEF: Growth Hormone As a Complementary treatment For Fibromyagia

The Fibromyalgia Syndrome ‘s  (FMS) standard treatment consists of: Serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, (SRI)  Opioids, and  Amitriptyline Anti-epileptic drugs Complementary Medicine The pain reducing  efficacy  of those treatments seems to be limited and 30% is accepted as a good enough for drug marketing purposes [1-3]. A new study has shown that …Read the Rest

Tender points of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial trigger points: Are they related?

Tender points of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial trigger points: Are they related?

MND: In the Internet discussions about  fibromyalgia, there is a tendency to use interchangeably the term  ”tender point” and Myofascial trigger point. There is such a thing as the myofascial pain syndrome, and it’s trigger point differ from the Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)tender points MND:This is according to a German study in …Read the Rest

Fibromyalgia:Study Shows Sodium Oxybate Beneficial For Fibromyalgia, but FDA has concerns

Fibromyalgia:Study Shows Sodium Oxybate Beneficial For Fibromyalgia, but FDA has concerns

MND: Fibromyalgia’s main weaponry seems to be Lyrica (Pregalin). We have posted previously on the topic: Fibromyalgia Pain :Comparative effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs MND: It is good news that the arsenal of medications might get an addition: Sodium Oxybate. Click Here for the study by the Pain Journal on Line …Read the Rest

Fibromyalgia Pain :Comparative effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs

Fibromyalgia Pain :Comparative effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs

SJCRG:Fibromyalgia is by all accounts a difficult syndrome to treat. Some drugs have come to market in recent years, but there is scant information regarding their effectiveness. SJCRG: Here is a link to a study that does precisely that: “The Journal of Pain,”Systematic Review of the Comparative Effectiveness of Antiepileptic …Read the Rest

Fibromyalgia: Benefits of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and massage-myofascial release therapy on pain, anxiety, quality of sleep, depression, and quality of life

Fibromyalgia: Benefits of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and massage-myofascial release therapy on pain, anxiety, quality of sleep, depression, and quality of life

MND: Fibromyalgia has the potential to invade most aspects of a person’s life. Drugs have a limited effect at a high side effect cost, as discussed in previous posts of our parter site careresourceguide.com: Fibromyalgia: Comparative Effectiveness of Drugs MND: As for the Alternative Medicine approaches which are credited with …Read the Rest

Fibromyalgia: Genetics studies

Fibromyalgia: Genetics studies

MND: Is there a genetic predisposition for Fibromyalgia? Some researchers think so . Click Here for a link to Rheumatology International  Quoting: “…. This meta-analysis demonstrates that the 5-HT2A receptor 102T/C polymorphism confers susceptibility to fibromyalgia… MND:What’s next? Gene therapy? Not that soon, according to this article from the Human Genome …Read the Rest

Fibromyalgia/CFS: High cocoa polyphenol rich chocolate may reduce the burden of the symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome

Fibromyalgia/CFS: High cocoa polyphenol rich chocolate may reduce the burden of the symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome

MND: See the link to a Pubmed posted study from the Nutrition Journal  They are talking about high cocoa content chocolate. Too bad the abstract does not give a cocoa percent definition to “High cocoa polyphenol rich chocolate”.  Commonly  assumed > 70% cocoa?  Watch for fat content though… Talk with …Read the Rest

Fibromyalgia: Herbs and Roots that could help (Dellwo,About)

Fibromyalgia: Herbs and Roots that could help (Dellwo,About)

MediNewsDigest: Click here for link to the San Jose Care Resource Guide   post

Myofascial Pain in Fibromyalgia

Myofascial Pain in Fibromyalgia

MediNewsDigest: See the post in Care Resource Guide

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