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Low Dose Naltrexone: An Experiment

There are three little letters that are causing a craze in the world of Fibromyalgia at the moment – LDN (low dose naltrexone). This is the last (for now) major experiment I can engage in. 253 more words

Fibromyalgia

I Met a CatFish.

I don’t really care for crowds. I’m not an extrovert. I was before fibromyalgia but now I prefer to stay pretty much isolated. It is easier to stay calm; prevent fibro flares and fog … At times I feel very little control over my health but I can control my surroundings. 549 more words

Life Lessons

Invisible Illness...

Having an invisible illness is real. When thinking about invisible illness, we think of those with diabetes, or neurological issues…but we never think of those who suffer from other types of invisible illnesses. 130 more words

A Country of Drug Seekers (???)

Posted on May 23, 2017 in National Pain Review Website, Pain Medication 

By Steve Ariens, PharmD., (LINK TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE!)

(Editor’s Note—For the past several years, retired pharmacist Steve Ariens has shared his thoughts about chronic pain from the perspective of both a pharmacist and a husband whose wife suffers from chronic pain. 856 more words

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Insomnia connection with Fibromyalgia Pain Explored

Patients coping with the complex (pain disorder) fibromyalgia often have difficulty sleeping, and a new study published in The Journal of Pain reports that despite the negative quality of life implications, poor sleep is not a significant predictor of fibromyalgia pain intensity and duration. 215 more words

Mental Health

Disconnected.

The world keeps spinning, but I am losing speed. Everyone is lapping me.

Time moves slower here. Days are accomplished by a single checkmark on a to-do list.

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Brain Fog

CBD Oil: Who, When, Where, Why, How?

Who?

Anyone can try CBD oil. Even kids and pets! CBD oil is safe and has been used medicinally for decades. CBD provides the medical benefits of the marijuana plant without the psychoactive effects and high produced by THC. 496 more words

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