Logan, Utah. Statement from Sharon Waldrop, Vice President of the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association on Lady Gaga’s recent announcement that she suffers from the illness: “We commend Lady Gaga for the incredibly brave act of revealing her fibromyalgia diagnosis. By sharing her story…

Fibromyalgia patients who were given analgesic in a randomized, double-blind study experienced a reduction in pain and an improvement in health-related quality of life. Before the study, patients experiencing pain had significant impairment of their health-related quality of life, but during the study, the patients’…

This is the ugly side of killing pain. The pharmaceutical remedies (opioids) are dangerous, but effective. But, what happens when a patient is forced to taper off or reaches that tolerance level and are immune to opioid analgesia? Suicide. As doctors force patients to taper…

The study, “Melatonin Improves Mood Status and Quality of Life and Decreases Cortisol Levels in Fibromyalgia,” was published in Biological Research For Nursing. People with fibromyalgia tend to have mood disorders and mental conditions such as anxiety and depression, which can diminish their quality of life. They…