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    Recent published research stated that those patients with Rheumatoid arthritis had higher pain levels if they also were diagnosed with Fibromyalgia.

    “Fibromyalgia is associated with worsening function in rheumatoid arthritis patients”.”The researchers noted that Fibromyalgia is a debilitating syndrome characterized by widespread, non-articular pain. The condition is more common in RA patients, with a prevalence of about 20% compared with 2.5% in the general population.”

    A few additional fact from the study included a psychosocial stress element and a suggestion for rheumatologists to consider using a pharmacological approach for treating RA patients with Fibromyalgia.  Even though the study attempted to connect a psychosocial distress element there was no recorded worsening of the RA/Fibromyalgia patient. What the research found was RA patients without Fibromyalgia had significantly higher anxiety and depression scores ,Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). At this point this worsening of psychosocial status in RA patients minus Fibromyalgia cannot be fully explained.

    Researchers suggested that RA/Fibromyalgia patients may benefit from treatment that involved improving physical function and consider prescribing antidepressants, anti-convulsants and serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibtors.

    The author and coauthors of this research reported financial relationships with a number of pharmaceutical companies.

    I am happy to see that research has finally caught up with what we in the field working with these patients knew for many years. Fibromyalgia is a “condition” that makes all other conditions that a patient has worse. As I have written numerous times in my blogs, all Fibromyalgia patients have multiple conditions with interrelated symptoms. These symptoms are constantly exacerbated by Fibromyalgia. Regardless of the condition whether it be RA, Lime disease, Osteoarthritis, thyroid conditions, traumas from auto accidents or work related injuries or any other condition not mentioned if you also have Fibromyalgia your symptoms will be 3 to 5 times greater.

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  • Posted by Cortez D. on March 3, 2017, 1:00 pm

    I don’t know if this is the right section to ask this but I’ll take my chances anyway.

    I Just want to ask if someone here knows the right marijuana strain to use when it come with fibromyalgia?

    I’ve been suffering with back pain for almost 3 months now and can’t sleep properly at night. I already have a prescription meds but I refrain on using them coz it only take the pain for a minute or so and back again. Then one of my friends gave my a joint to try if it makes me feel better and it does! I try asking him what it is but he has no idea also. So I started doing my own research about medical marijuana and strains that would be effective against pain and came across this
    I’m not sure if that’s the strain that I’ve tried but it has the highest pain management effect. Cbd and thc are all new to me. I also read that drinking it as tea or as a muffin/cake is an option, but is relief effects the same? Why can’t they simply make pills out of marijuana – or maybe there are that I am not aware of. If it’s true, then I would very much appreciate any ideas and advice on what strain is good and how to use it medically. Thanks in advance to those who’ll answer.

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    • Posted by Kenneth Muhich on March 20, 2017, 4:02 am
      in reply to Cortez D.

      Good evening Mr. Cortez

      Marijuana has been helping many patients that have chronic pain. Cbd has been found to be very helpful in many cases. As for the specific strain of marijuana I will be working on this area to correctly identify what plants have the best response for my patients.

      To explain further all Fibromyalgia patients have multiple symptoms along with multiple conditions. Fibromyalgia makes all of these symptoms and conditions worse. So, lets assume that you have a low back condition. Instead of treating Fibromyalgia we should be treating the back problem with Cbd or marijuana.

      Within the next few weeks I will be evaluating patients and writing diagnostic reports for those whole qualify for marijuana as a treatment substance. Of course Cbd can be obtained from a doctor that is certified at dispensary center.

      For more information please contact me at 480-948-4955

      Thanks for your interest
      Dr. Ken

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  • Posted by remy on March 17, 2017, 12:20 am

    This is real take it serious, who will believe that herbs can cure fibromyalgia, i never believe it will work, i have spend a lot, getting drugs from the hospital to keep me healthy and release me pain, but it got to a time when there was nothing left in me again because i was so broke,one day a friend introduce this great herbal medicine home called perfecthealthherbalmedicinehome,own by DR SITTHU who is well known for curing different deadly diseases, i decided to email him (perfecthealthherbalmedicine @ gmail .com), but I never thought herbals can cure fibromyalgia, though I just wanted to give him a try, he replied my mail and Needed some Information about me, then I sent them to him, then i purchased herbal medicine cure for fibromyalgia and he sent it through Courier Service, the Courier Office told me that 2-3 days I will receive the package and when i received the herbal medicine, i took the medicine as prescribed by him.i used it for 6 weeks,all my symptoms disappeared,then went for medical check up,for confirmation,surprisingly after medical check up the doctor confirm fibromyalgia free, i thought it was a joke, i will never stop thanking you for saving my life, I will always testify your good works. if you are fibromyalgia patient, contact him and you will be cured permanently…for more information about him check his website (www. perfecthealthherbal .weebly. com)

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    • Posted by Kenneth Muhich on March 20, 2017, 3:49 am
      in reply to remy

      I’m so happy for your response with this herbal remedy. Because of the complexities of Fibromyalgia it affects patients in so many ways. You were fortune in finding something that helped remove your symptoms. Hope you enjoy the life you thought you lost.
      Best wishes, Dr. Ken

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  • Posted by oscar on April 25, 2017, 5:09 am

    I have had fibromyalgia for at least 30 years. My initial symptoms were fatigue and lower back pain which were manageable, and I also became sensitive to hot and cold. I’m a 69 year old male working but struggling with pain. It really kicked in in 1999 with widespread pain and extreme fatigue. I went on to develop pneumonia and during my stay in hospital had all the tests which came back positive with just minor wear and tear to my lumber region. I was discharged and told to get on with it and fought my way back to some kind of fitness again. I then had a breakdown and was admitted to a psychiatric ward following a botched suicide attempt. Somehow I clawed my way back to normality but as always the underlying issues were always there. Around 2012 I had another flare up with all the usual issues but this time my skin became sensitive around the back of my neck. Lots of tests over a 12 month period and again everything was positive. During this period I managed to work but, and just about hold my job down. I decided to find a permanent cure ,so one day i saw so many post about perfecthealthherbalmedicinehome,a women posted she was cured totally from fibromyalgia with the help of perfecthealthherbalmedicine,i was so impressed by the post,so i decided to purchase the herbal medicine for fibromyalgia,i receive the herbal medicine within 2 days ,i was told to use the herbal medicine twice daily for 6 weeks,which i did ,after 6 weeks of usage i was free from fatigue ,lower back pain,and all the symptoms disappeared ,now am totally free from fibromyalgia,please contact perfecthealth to get your own cure .
    website. (perfecthealthherbalmedicine @ gmail .com)
    (www. perfecthealthherbal. weebly. com).

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  • Posted by Susan on April 27, 2017, 1:56 am

    I have just been diagnosed with fibromyalgia on December 5, 2016. I had the symptoms for a long time and it became unbearable. I am a Head Start preschool teacher and my attitude changed, short tempered. It was time for me to retire. I am tired all the time and all I want to do is sleep. I don’t sleep well at night. I stopped taking naps because I am able to sleep the whole night. I know that I have to take one day at a time. This is not a mind over matter in this situation. I had support from my doctors, family and friends. i looked further for an alternative treatments, and then a friend of mine told me about Health Herbal Clinic in Johannesburg who sell herbal formula for diseases including FIBROMYALGIA disease, I contacted the herbal clinic via their website and purchased the fibromyalgia herbal remedy. I received the herbal remedy through DHL couriers within 8 days and i immediately commenced usage as prescribed, i used the herbal remedy for about a month and 1 week, my condition has greatly improved, all my symptoms including Chronic muscle pain, Abdominal pain, nausea, I am fibromyalgia free! contact Health Herbal Clinic via their email healthherbalclinic@ gmail. com or visit www. healthherbalclinic. weebly. com

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  • Posted by Derek Taylor on May 6, 2017, 6:30 pm

    My mother have been suffering from fibromyalgia disease for the last 3 years and had constant pain, especially in her neck,During the first year,she had faith in God that she will be healed someday by the Almighty. This disease started circulate all over my moms body and she have been taking treatment from her doctor, few weeks ago i came on search on the internet if i could get any information concerning the prevention of this disease, on my search i saw a testimony of someone who has been healed from (fibromyalgia) by this man DR Abumere and she also gave the email address of this man and advise we should contact him for any sickness that he would be of help, so i wrote to DR Abumere telling him about my mothers fibromyalgia disease he told me not to worry that my mom is gonna be okay with his herbal remedies!! actually i never believed it,, well after all the procedures and remedy given to me by this man i went to discuss it with my mom and explain everything to her on what she is about to take in,because Dr Abumere told me my mother must stop other medication just to make sure his own work properly,she agreed because this great doctor gave me assurance about his good work.
    Weeks later after my mother start using this herbal medicine she started experiencing changes all over her as the DR assured me that she will cured,after some time i went to her doctor to confirmed if she has finally healed behold it was TRUE, So dear viewers my advise is if you have such sickness or any other at all you can email DR Abumere on: abumereherbalcentre @ gmail. com or visit his websit: www . abumereherbalcentre . simplesite . com
    thank you doctor i will forever be grateful.

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