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Sleep Problems Associated with Sensory Disabilities

Guest Post by Kayla Johnson from Tuck.com Sensory disabilities describe disabilities that affect the senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and/or touch. Examples of sensory disabilities include: Blindness or poor vision Deafness or hearing loss Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Sensory processing disorder Totally blind people may have Non-24 sleep disorder. They have no light perception, and end up out of […]

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FDA Approves Generic Duloxetine for Fibromyalgia-associated Pain and Depression

BY PATRICIA INACIO The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Duloxetine, a generic version of Cymbalta (duloxetine), for treating fibromyalgia, depression, and anxiety, according to the generic’s maker, Solco Healthcare U.S. In addition to fibromyalgia, Duloxetine, the active ingredient in Cymbalta, is used to treat serious depression in adults, and anxiety in adults and children 7 years and older. Scientists say Duloxetine […]

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Chronic Warriors Will Understand Why Morgan Freeman Only Wore One Glove at the SAG Awards

By Erin Migdol, Though an illness may be called “invisible” because its symptoms aren’t obvious to an outside observer, there are often subtle signs you can see if you look closely enough. Some people may notice these signs and attribute them to a personality quirk or preference, not realizing how it relates to your illness. […]

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Revolutionary Cannabis Patch Successfully Treats Fibromyalgia and Diabetic Nerve Pain

A company focused on the healing power of cannabis came out with an effective patch that relieves fibromyalgia symptoms and diabetic nerve pain. With this knowledge on hand, cannabis deserves a better reputation that the one it already has. The cannabis patches are nothing but transdermal patches that release the “good stuff” in the skin, […]

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How Swearing Helps Fibromyalgia Pain

A new study suggests that using bad words can actually help in dealing with pain. If you are suffering from fibromyalgia, this may somehow benefit you in certain ways. Results of the Study The study investigating the connection between swearing and pain was published in the journal NeuroReport. The experiment was conducted by comparing the amount […]

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Lady Gaga Opens Up in Vogue Interview About Struggling With Fibromyalgia and PTSD

Almost exactly one year ago, Lady Gaga took to Twitter to share that she had been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, which caused chronic pain and eventually led to her postponing several of her fall 2017 European tour dates. In her cover interview for the October 2018 issue of Vogue, the pop star opened up further about her health and about the […]

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Ultralaser treatment for fibromyalgia yields 75 percent pain reduction when applied to the hands

A new device that combines low-intensity laser light and therapeutic ultrasound considerably reduces the pain experienced by patients with fibromyalgia. A scientific study has shown that application to the palms instead of to tender points on different parts of the body has better analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. As a result of pain reduction, patients also […]

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Eight Signs Of Fibromyalgia Usually People Ignore

Fibromyalgia is a common chronic disorder that is characterized by widespread pain, among other symptoms. It can cause significant pain and fatigue, interfering with a person’s ability to carry out their daily activities. While the causes of fibromyalgia are unknown, it’s estimated that it affects 5 million Americans ages 18 or older. Research has shown […]

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