Archive for Small Fiber Neuropathy

Immersed: How I Found a Way (After Decades of Trying) to Help My Allodynia and Nerve Pain

I suspect many you are like me: there is something dramatically wrong with your body and it has been that way for quite a while.  You surf the ups and downs of your symptoms and occasionally wonder, "What does this symptomatic change mean?" If you are like me, you have learned that most medical Read more [...]

The ‘Body’ is Back in Fibromyalgia: Small Nerve Fiber Damage Suggests The Pain Begins There

The Missing Body “It's commonly claimed that, despite its severity and widespread nature, FM has not been associated with an identifiable peripheral-tissue lesion” Authors The 'word' on Fibromyalgia, which was originally proposed to be a disorder of the muscles, has been that it's a disorder Read more [...]

Small Nerve Fiber Neuropathy Commonly Found in Fibromyalgia (and Linked to Central Sensitization)

Sometimes you don't know if you should laugh or cry. This study starts off with a list of abnormal findings in fibromyalgia: there's the central nervous system sensitization which involves increased activity in the brain’s pain processing regions, increased responsiveness in regions that that process Read more [...]

Small Fiber Nerve Study Suggests New Era in Fibromyalgia (and Perhaps Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) Could Be At Hand

I think that this is such big news because it gives proof that this disease is not in peoples heads. I really hope that we can get the word out to patients and even more importantly… the primary care docs and rheumatologists. These studies are “game changers” because they make an incredibly elusive Read more [...]