Allodynia in Fibromyalgia

I originally posted this for ProHealth Does your skin burn like it has a sunburn on it? Does contact with your clothes aggravate you beyond belief? Does even the lightest touch make you want to jump out of your skin? That sounds like Allodynia. Allodynia is a type of pain associated with Fibromyalgia and is … Continue reading Allodynia in Fibromyalgia

Allodynia and migraine

This article is specific to migraine, but allodynia is not. I get it from Fibromyalgia as well. I will do up a post for that too. This news comes from the recent and ongoing  2017 American Headache Society (AHS) Annual Meeting.  Cutaneous allodynia is when there is painful sensation in the skin, sometimes like a light … Continue reading Allodynia and migraine

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Migraine, depression, and allodynia

Migraines and depression have been linked in studies before, suggesting a higher comorbidity of the two especially with migraines with aura. This study: Allodynia is associated with a higher prevalence of depression in migraine patients aimed to identify migraine-specific factors involved in the association of depression and migraines. 3,624 migraineurs within the LUMINA project were sent … Continue reading Migraine, depression, and allodynia