Millions of people live with fibromyalgia, a condition causing increased sensitivity to pain. However, a new study suggests many cases may be misdiagnosed.
Multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia both involve the nervous system, and they can cause similar symptoms, such as pain and fatigue. However, there are crucial differences. Here, learn about the distinctions, as well as symptoms, diagnostic processes, and treatments for each condition.
Opioids are important for controlling pain, but they can lead to opioid-induced constipation (OIC). Why does this happen and what other effects do opioids have on digestion?
Many people use opioids to relieve pain, but they can lead to further problems, including constipation. Find out how to reduce the symptoms of constipation resulting from the use of opioids.
Migraines are disruptive, debilitating events, but what causes them remains unclear. Notably, they are more common in women, and a new study asks why.
Pregabalin oral capsule is used to treat neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. It’s also used with other seizure drugs to treat partial onset seizures. Pregabalin oral capsule is only available as the brand-name drug Lyrica. It’s not available as a generic drug. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.
Fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have many shared symptoms, including pain, tenderness, and reduced mobility. Depending on the condition, these symptoms may affect certain joints or the entire body. Here, learn about the differences between the conditions and home remedies that may relieve symptoms of both.
Formication is the feeling of having insects crawling on or under the skin. This may lead to severe itching that affects a person’s quality of life. Near-constant scratching can also lead to complications, including infection and even sepsis. In this article, we look at the causes of formication and how to treat it.
Researchers have developed a diagnostic test that can predict who has myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome with 84 percent accuracy.
The defining feature of fibromyalgia is widespread pain. It is more common in women than men, who may experience this and other symptoms differently. Women also tend to have more symptoms, including bowel irritation, and heavy, painful menstruation. Learn about fibromyalgia and symptoms specific to women here.