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What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex condition that goes by many names, such as chronic fatigue immune dysfunction and myalgic encephalomyelitis. It is characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that does not go away with bed rest. Chronic fatigue syndrome also has no discernible medical cause and can worsen when a person undergoes physical or [...]

May 23rd, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

How To Get A Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Fibromyalgia is a term that has only been used in the last few decades to describe a condition of widespread pain throughout the body that also includes fatigue, poor sleep quality, and mood issues. It is possible, however, that mentions of a fibromyalgia diagnosis date all the way back to the 1600s. The history of [...]

May 20th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

What Are The Signs Of Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic pain condition that affects every aspect of millions of people’s lives. It takes five years for the average person to be diagnosed, as the symptoms of fibromyalgia overlap with other disorders. To diagnose this condition, a person must have severe widespread pain for over three months and not already have [...]

May 18th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Treatment For Fibromyalgia – 5 Cutting-Edge Findings

Fibromyalgia is a condition that is defined broadly by an onset of pain throughout the body. It can carry with it symptoms such as fatigue, cognitive issues, anxiety, and poor balance. Around ten million people in the United States are affected by fibro, so it is definitely a problem that is starting to get more [...]

May 16th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research – 4 Promising Findings

Everyone has had a night of sleep that does nothing to cure the general feeling of tiredness. Whether it is from stress, anxiety, or pain, the next day is always a challenge to bear. As fatigue sets in the day after a sleepless night, we all become irritable, weak, and lack energy to get through [...]

May 13th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Patient Expectations Can Influence Pain Treatment Outcomes

The experience of pain is a complex interaction of biological and psychological processes. The traditional view of pain was that it is the result of damage to tissues of the body that is detected by nerves that transmitted this information to the brain. This biologically focused view is accurate, but it is incomplete. The signals [...]

May 12th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How Has The Affordable Care Act Improved Care For Pain Patients?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the most monumental bills passed in the United States in the last decade and is the single largest change to the health care system since the passage of Medicaid and Medicare in 1965. Its purpose is to fundamentally alter the U.S. health care system by expanding affordable [...]

May 11th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Women In Pain – What You Need To Know

It is common knowledge today that the difference between women and men go far beyond just the general construction and function of our reproductive organs. But did you know that disparities between the sexes can be different even in relation to how we experience pain? In a recent article, “Women may experience more pain than men, [...]

May 9th, 2016|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Kati Morton – Vloggers We Love

Mental health and how to practice self-care are subjects most people know little about. Psychology can be scary and difficult to understand, especially when you are in the thick of a problem like depression, anxiety, anorexia, or any other psychological disorder. How do you find help for these issues if you are not ready or [...]

May 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

21 Tips for Living With Lupus

Living with lupus can be a tedious ordeal. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can be a scary diagnosis as it can wreak havoc on all parts of your body, such as the skin, heart, joints, and kidneys. There are estimated to be over 1.5 million people in the U.S. who suffer from this chronic illness. There [...]

May 4th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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