FDA Approves First of New Drugs for Dry Eye

July 13, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday gave the nod to the first of a new class of medications against  disease.  (lifitegrast) eyedrops are a newly developed type of drug called LFA-1 agonists, the agency explained in a news release. “Normal tear production is needed for clear vision and ,” Dr. Edward…

The problem of weight gain in fibromyalgia.

People who suffer from fibromyalgia often suffer from weight gain due to a number of factors that are directly and indirectly related to the disease. Fibromyalgia causes hormonal imbalances that affect cortisol, thyroid gland, serotonin and insulin levels, as well as the production of growth hormone. Due to this hormonal imbalance, the metabolism slows down, which…

Costochondritis: Chest pain and fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness and a well-recognized disease that affects around 3 to 5 percent of the population of the whole world. The symptoms of this illness are severe muscle and body pain, poor sleep quality, trouble concentrating on things, memory loss, and significant tenderness and fatigue. In other words, it is an auto-immune…

Fibromyalgia: What Happens When My Hair Hurts?

If you have fibromyalgia, you may notice that your hair hurts. Loss of hair is just one symptom of fibromyalgia out of many. Several common symptoms include fatigue, brain fog, digestive issues, depression, muscle and joint issues, and chronic pain. Fibromyalgia is a condition in which people experience widespread chronic pain throughout the body. Widespread…

7 types of fibromyalgia never-ending pain

Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness that makes the patients frustrated. The symptoms of this disease are never-ending pains, muscle tightness, headaches, sleepless nights, day time fatigue, and depression. The patients suffering from this long-term illness are not able to perform their day-to-day activities proficiently. They faced lots of problems in performing their daily tasks. They…

Fibromyalgia sufferers given fresh hope as common drug ‘eradicates pain’

Fibromyalgia – an agonising condition that causes pain all over the body – may be caused by insulin resistance, scientists say Get the biggest Daily News stories by emailSubscribeWe will use your email address only for the purpose of sending you newsletters. Please see ourPfor details of your data protection rights Sufferers of fibromyalgia and other forms…

14 Fibromyalgia symptoms that all women should know

With several individuals, fibromyalgia is a true state of health. As one of the most discomforting and traumatic diseases, it causes widespread and chronic pain throughout the body. The pain is often accompanied by problems with mood or memory, fatigue and tiredness. Until now, doctors are unsure of the causes of fibromyalgia, even if inflammation…

Cannabis Designs Pain Patch For Fibromyalgia And Nerve Pain

Many science studies have confirmed the miraculous impacts of marijuana, so its limitations are now greatly decreased. More than 85 cannabinoids are acknowledged and our nervous and digestive system has its own endocannabinoid receptors that play an significant role in our body to regulate appetite, motions, sleep, and feelings. Terpenes are other components of cannabis…

Fibromyalgia Associated with Gut Bacteria for the First Time

Scientists have found a correlation between a disease involving chronic pain and intestinal microbiome alterations. Fibromyalgia affects 2-4% of the population and has no known cure. Symptoms include fatigue, impaired sleep and behavioral problems, although chronic chronic pain is most evident. For the first moment a study team in Montreal has shown that there are changes in the bacteria of individuals with fibromyalgia in the gastrointestinal tract in a…