Chronic fatigue and sinus problems: What’s the connection?

An Unexpected Connection A study suggests that sinus problems can be associated with unexplained fatigue and bodily pain. Chronic fatigue syndrome is difficult to both diagnose and treat. However, doctors at Georgetown University Medical Center have discovered an unexpected connection with sinus symptoms and chronic pain. They questioned 297 patients and noted unexplained fatigue in [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:31+00:00 December 31st, 2014|Chronic fatigue, Chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, Sinus problems|Comments Off on Chronic fatigue and sinus problems: What’s the connection?

Should You Take Prednisone for Fibromyalgia Pain?

Prednisone So let’s pretend you have a chronic neck or back pain, Fibromyalgia or another condition that has a lot of inflammation and swelling that goes along with it.  So your friendly MD puts you on Prednisone to help it...what's the big deal?   Well, basically what Prednisone does is decrease inflammation while depressing your immune [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:33+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Should You Take Prednisone for Fibromyalgia Pain?

Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and the Brain Stem

Fibromyalgia and Irritable Bowel Syndrome  Fibromyalgia is a little understood illness that still has the stigma of not being a real disease to many ignorant people and doctors.  However, people who do have fibromyalgia would argue that the reality of their life with fibromyalgia includes pain, stiffness, fatigue, and difficulty sleeping.   Perhaps studies of brain changes and [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:34+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and the Brain Stem

NUCCA and Fibromyalgia: Can It Help Me?

NUCCA and Fibromyalgia   Have you ever had a car crash, fall, sports injury, or have you been a victim of domestic violence?   Have you been knocked unconscious, had a concussion, whiplash, or other injury to your head, neck or spine? If you have had a head or neck trauma it is likely that [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:42+00:00 June 30th, 2014|Chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on NUCCA and Fibromyalgia: Can It Help Me?

Women with Fibromyalgia Find Help with NUCCA

Women With Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are widespread among women. Fibromyalgia is the second most common musculoskeletal condition affecting more than 12 million Americans. Most of the affected patients (approximately 80%) are women between the age of 25 to 60. Fibromyalgia is frequently misunderstood and misdiagnosed.   Fibromyalgia symptoms include widespread joint pain [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:42+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Women with Fibromyalgia Find Help with NUCCA

Fibromyalgia, Ear Problems and the Brain

Ear Problems Common in Fibromyalgia   Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with ear-related symptoms such as feeling of ear fullness, earache, and tinnitus (ringing in the ear). We have seen improvements in ear problems in those who are suffering with fibromyalgia and those who are not. Recent research that appeared in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology sought [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:47+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia, Ear Problems and the Brain

Natural Relief for Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that has no known medical cure. The symptoms include pain, fatigue, insomnia, memory problems and mood difficulties.      Fibromyalgia seems to go hand in hand with other disorders such as temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, chronic fatige syndrome and irritable bowel syndrome.    Those who suffer from fibromyalgia also very often suffer [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:50+00:00 November 25th, 2013|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Natural Relief for Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Why Am I so Tired? New Hope for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Many people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and a similar condition called Fibromyalgia are regularly asking themselves the question "why am I so tired?" The answer to why you're tired may come from an unlikely place. But first what is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? The Mayo Clinic describes it this way... "Chronic fatigue [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:50+00:00 November 13th, 2013|Chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Why Am I so Tired? New Hope for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fibromyalgia? General chiropractic and the medical approach may not be enough!

Can a Car Crash Lead to Fibromyalgia?   In the June 2011 edition of the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research.  Dr. Nimira Alibhoy DC presents the case of a 45-year-old female with a history of two major head traumas and 10 car accidents leading to complaints of an 11 year history of fibromyalgia.  The [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:51+00:00 October 30th, 2013|Chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia? General chiropractic and the medical approach may not be enough!

Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Children

  Depression, Chronic fatigue syndrome and Children   According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness studies have shown that on any single day about 2 percent of school-aged children and about 8 percent of preteens and teens meet the criteria for major depression.  Looking in the long term, the numbers are higher—for instance, one in five [...]

2016-10-25T01:24:58+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Chronic fatigue, Chronic pain, Depression, Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Children