Cannabis and fibromyalgia study

Through my trial and error, I did find that cannabis was beneficial to fibromyalgia but sort of off and on for migraines (depended on intensity and strain). Ever since it became legal here I have explored it for different types of pain. From CBD, to CBD/THC, to THC. Rubs, creams, capsules, joints, and homemade edibles. … Continue reading Cannabis and fibromyalgia study

Question: My fibromyalgia treatment

Sandy asks " What medications (over-the-counter, prescription from doctor, and natural remedies/supplements/vitamins) do you use? Fibro Files Blogger Questions I use different things to attack different areas for my pain management of fibromyalgia. Exercise This is important for fibromyalgia. But I am talking about the sort of exercise we can actually tolerate. Unfortunately, when I am … Continue reading Question: My fibromyalgia treatment

Magnesium for Fibromyalgia

Magnesium is important for people diagnosed with fibromyalgia because generally they are deficient in it and have additional concerns with the absorption of it. A magnesium deficiency contributes to many of the fibromyalgia symptoms and studies have shown taking magnesium alleviates some muscle pains but it is possible it may have a deeper role in assisting with other symptoms. … Continue reading Magnesium for Fibromyalgia

Should rheumatologists treat fibromyalgia patients?

I do believe there are patients who have widespread musculoskeletal pain attributed to a syndrome we call fibromyalgia. However, I do not believe rheumatologists should be the "main caregivers for these patients," as Pisetsky and others have suggested. We simply treat these patients by default. The main reason for my stance is the lack of … Continue reading Should rheumatologists treat fibromyalgia patients?