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
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 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
There are a few approved medications for fibromyalgia and many more off-label. Used to be FMS was just not treated. Sort of the 'suck it up, buttercup' approach, which I for one did not appreciate. For some reason when you are in loads of pain whenever you do anything you tend not to do anything … Continue reading Fibromyalgia treatments
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?