Does Guaifenesin work for Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a complicated condition that can involve all body systems.  There are many so called medication cures available, such as Lyrica, Welbutrin and Guaifenesin. The problem is no medication is without side effects despite what the websites tell you.  Today we are going to look at one of the most common medical treatments available Guaifenesin.   [...]

2024-01-18T05:58:23+00:00July 3rd, 2013|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Does Guaifenesin work for Fibromyalgia?

Taking Prednisone for Fibromyalgia? What’s the problem?

Prednisone for Fibromyalgia Have you been prescribed Prednisone for Fibromyalgia or other chronic pain? Prednisone is a commonly prescribed drug for fibromyalgia and it can start a vicious cycle for the individual. When you take prednisone for fibromyalgia it decreases inflammation while depressing your immune system and causing other serious side effects. Common Side Effects according to www.drugs.com include [...]

2024-01-18T05:58:56+00:00June 19th, 2013|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Taking Prednisone for Fibromyalgia? What’s the problem?

How does a car accident 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 history from the study is quite remarkable: The [...]

2024-01-18T06:03:14+00:00April 24th, 2013|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on How does a car accident lead to Fibromyalgia?

Why am I so tired? New Hope for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and a similar condition called Fibromyalgia are very common conditions seen in an upper cervical chiropractic office. What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? The Mayo Clinic describes it this way... "Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that may worsen with physical or mental activity, but doesn't improve with [...]

2024-01-18T06:03:52+00:00April 10th, 2013|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Why am I so tired? New Hope for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

How to correct pain in the neck and shoulders

Pain and muscle tension in the neck and shoulder area often stems from poor postural alignment of the neck and head. An example is forward head and neck posture. This is evident in many people. When you look at someone's posture from the side, do they look slumped? Is the head forward of the shoulder? This [...]

2024-01-18T06:10:18+00:00July 3rd, 2012|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on How to correct pain in the neck and shoulders

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) refers to severe, continued tiredness that is not relieved by rest and is not directly caused by other medical conditions.  The exact cause of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is unknown. Some theories suggest chronic fatigue syndrome may be due to: Viral infection, although no virus has been identified at this point. [...]

2024-01-18T06:11:27+00:00May 14th, 2012|Fibromyalgia|Comments Off on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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