Archive for Treatment

The Next Lyrica? Thousand Person Fibromyalgia Drug Trial is Underway

It's not often that you see a 1,000 person drug trial for fibromyalgia or any other disease but one recently begun  in the U.S. and Canada. A Japanese drug company, Daiichi Sankyo, is making a huge bet on a new drug called mirogabalin for fibromyalgia and other diseases. If mirogabalin sounds Read more [...]

17 Years: A Naturopathic Fibromyalgia Story – Part II

Edith is back with Part II of naturopathic treatments that have helped her with fibromyalgia. See 17 Years: A Fibromyalgia Naturopathic Story – Part I The Miracle of Amino Acid Therapy "Amino acid therapy has been the most beneficial treatment I've received in the past 20 years living with FM" Amino Read more [...]

17 Years: A Fibromyalgia Naturopathic Story – Part I

17 Years Under the Care of a Naturopath Doctor for Fibromyalgia My purpose in sharing my experiences with a Naturopath doctor is to inform and empower all sufferers of FM & ME/CFS in not ever giving up hope.  As we wait for the cure, my experience is that I've found many treatments available Read more [...]

Fibromyalgia Bad: Fibromyalgia with Migraine – Really Bad

There's something about migraines and fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Migraines aren’t usually talked about as major comorbid disorders with these diseases but recent studies suggest, however, that migraine may be one of the most, if not the most, common comorbid disorder for Read more [...]

Pyroluria – Real Disorder or Figment? A Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Inquiry

You can't find it in WebMd. One website lists a good number of studies, few of which are found in PubMed. It's called pyroluria. It's a  "fringe disorder" that has gotten little or no traction in traditional medical circles.  Is it real? Some scoff. Other orthomolecular doctors, nutritionists Read more [...]

The Tests That Matter: A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Community Report

The goal of this Community Report is to compile of list of tests that matter. Not necessarily tests which have lead to a diagnosis but tests which have resulted in a treatment approach that has produced results - made you a bit (or a lot) healthier. If a test has revealed a diagnosis the doctor Read more [...]

Adrenal or Brain Exhaustion? Darden’s ME/CFS and FM Cortisol Story

Darden returns to explain how she ended up a fixing a common problem in ME/CFS and FM - low cortisol levels and feelings of agitation and "wiredness".  Please note Darden is a patient, not a doctor.  "Adrenal Exhaustion" Adrenal exhaustion or fatigue is a term used in alternative medicine to describe Read more [...]

The Future Fibromyalgia Drugs? Pharmaceutical Source Predicts Four Drug Approvals in Coming Years

Pharmaceutical Processing predicts the market for fibromyalgia drugs will grow to 1.9 billion dollars a year by the 2023. The basis for their predictions are the introduction of generics for currently approved FDA drugs for FM and the introduction of four "new" drugs; two of which are reformulations Read more [...]