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Little Evidence Pain Creams Work

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite their wide use, commercial pain creams and gels don't do much for chronic pain, a new report claims.In fact, the government-funded study, ordered by U.S....
Posted 02/14/2019
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FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's no evidence that a growing trend called whole body cryotherapy is effective, but it does pose a number of risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.In...
Posted 12/20/2018
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Acupuncture May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Finds

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture may help ease pain and improve quality of life for people with fibromyalgia, a new study suggests.Ten weeks after treatment, the pain scores of patients...
Posted 11/29/2018
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What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyFibroTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with fibromyalgia isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share what...
Posted 11/20/2018

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight

By Alan Mozes, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Last year, superstar Lady Gaga took to social media to announce that she has long struggled with fibromyalgia.The news has put the painful and poorly understood illness...
Posted 10/30/2018

Tai Chi Beats Aerobics for Fibromyalgia Pain

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you suffer from fibromyalgia, new research suggests tai chi might do more than aerobic exercise to ease your chronic pain."Tai chi mind-body treatment...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Dental Health and Fibro

Fibromyalgia can make routine dental work more uncomfortable. Even simple dental procedures may result in pain or anxiety. Many dentists aren't educated about chronic pain. Taking care of your teeth and gums when you have fibro requires special...
Posted 10/12/2018
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Brain Scans Suggest Pain of Fibromyalgia Isn't Imaginary

"There's a heck of a lot of stigma associated with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia. I think it's going to make a lot of people feel much better to know that there are physiologic changes you can find."By Serena Gordon, HealthDay...
Posted 10/09/2018
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Tips, Tricks, and Fibro

On MyFibroTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with fibromyalgia, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Tips and tricks for day to day life are one of the top topics most discussed. Here...
Posted 09/28/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak Chopra We all experience fear....
Posted 09/07/2018
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