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Fibromyalgia Tied to Chronic Migraines
The frequency is significantly higher than in patients with chronic tension-type headaches and the symptoms are more severe. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Pain Pain Management Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Tied to Chronic Migraines
The frequency is significantly higher than in patients with chronic tension-type headaches and the symptoms are more severe. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - November 16, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Gregory M. Weiss, M.D. Tags: Pain Pain Management Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: Changes in brain chemistry found
A new study identifies brain chemistry changes in people with chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness, making the two conditions easier to diagnose. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Wearable Tech Emerging For Chronic Pain Relief
The opioid crisis has shown that chronic pain is a problem and new treatments are needed. For example, Lady Gaga recently revealed that she suffers from fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that afflicts 4 million people in the U.S. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Don't Fibromyalgia Patients Stay on Their Meds?
(MedPage Today) -- Jack Cush, MD, reports widespread problem with drug compliance (Source: MedPage Today Pain Management)
Source: MedPage Today Pain Management - October 29, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Stop Your Body Attacking Itself
Modern medicine has no cure for autoimmune diseases — and, sadly, most doctors don’t understand them. I’m talking about disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, lupus, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis (MS) and more. In all, there are about 80 autoimmune diseases affecting organs throughout the body. They occur when your own immune system becomes overactive and attacks your body instead of diseases and foreign invaders. The standard mainstream treatment for most autoimmune disorders relies on Big Pharma drugs that cover up symptoms or suppress your immun...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: the pain behind Lady Gaga's poker face
Lady Gaga has been forced to cancel a number of shows due to the severe chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. But what is it?Earlier this month, Lady Gaga announced the cancellation of the upcoming leg of her world tour due to her ongoing battle with fibromyalgia syndrome. Her behind-the-scenes Netflix documentary,Gaga: Five foot Two, charts her journey to Superbowl half-time show stardom, but also offers an intriguing glimpse into the challenges faced by someone living with chronic pain.So, first to the question many of you may be asking yourselves: what on earth is fibromyalgia? In the simplest terms it is a chronic pain ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 2, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nick Fallon Tags: Science Health Lady Gaga Society Source Type: news

British singer ditches pharma cocktail and “cures” her fibromyalgia with a natural cream made primarily of fatty acids
(Natural News) A British woman who dreams one day of singing in the opera has ditched a cocktail of various drugs for treatment of her fibromyalgia and has essentially ‘cured’ her disease with an all-natural cream made primarily of fatty acids. The U.K.’s Daily Mail is reporting that Liz Farrell, 40, of Ireland, suffered from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Singer with Lady Gaga disease off opiates due to cream
EXCLUSIVE: Liz Farrell, 40, from County Wexford in Ireland, was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Now she has found an alternative to the cocktail of drugs she was on that caused her weight gain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyonc é Had Lady Gaga’s Back When She Needed a Friend
Lady Gaga has been having a rough year, luckily her friends are there to help her through. After cancelling her Brazil tour due to chronic pain, the singer has opened up about her struggle with fibromyalgia, which she also discussed in her Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two. As she continues to raise awareness about her pain and the condition, her friends have been rallying around her. To help Gaga stay cozy and warm, Beyoncé sent her an Ivy Park hoodie. Per modern custom, Gaga posted a selfie wearing the sweatshirt on Instagram as a thank you note to her friend. She noted in the photo’s caption that she...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Locker Tags: Uncategorized Beyonce celebrities Lady Gaga Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's fibromyalgia puts poorly understood illness in the spotlight
Earlier this month, Lady Gaga revealed on social media that she has long struggled with fibromyalgia -- putting the poorly understood illness on center stage. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Puts Fibromyalgia in the Spotlight
Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
Title: Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the SpotlightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/21/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 22, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga ’ s Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients'lives, experts say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 22, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 -- Earlier this month, 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 center stage. Just this week, the singer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mother has Lady Gaga's fibromyalgia disorder
Darla Fowler Tarpey, 53, from Massachusetts was diagnosed with fibromyalgia 13 years ago. She suffers from the same disorder Lady Gaga is speaking about in her new Netflix documentary. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Wayne State research findings offers hope to people with fibromyalgia
(Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research) A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. A research team led by Mark A. Lumley, Ph.D., distinguished professor of psychology at Wayne State University, has released the results of its research in the prestigious journal, PAIN. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Humor use moderates the relation of stressful life events with psychological distress - Fritz HL, Russek LN, Dillon MM.
Three studies examined humor and adjustment to stressful events. In Study 1, patients with fibromyalgia syndrome ( N = 22) reported on mental and physical adjustment, social interaction, and reappraisal of their illness. Dispositional humor was associated ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's tour-busting fibromyalgia disorder: What you need to know
The true cause is unknown and there's no test to diagnose it. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Due to Fibromyalgia Pain has forced Lady Gaga to postpone the upcoming European leg of her current tour. In... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Has Postponed Her Tour Because of Her Fibromyalgia. Here ’s What to Know About the Painful Disorder
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health Tags: Uncategorized celebrities with fibromyalgia Lady Gaga lady gaga disease lady gaga fibromyalgia lady gaga tour lady gaga tour cancelled public health what disease does lady gaga have what is fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Forces Lady Gaga to Delay Tour
Pop star says pain forced her to postpone European appearances until next year. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain
The European leg of her “ Joanne ” tour, scheduled to start Thursday in Barcelona, will be pushed back to 2018. She had canceled a show in Brazil last week. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DAVID RENARD Tags: Pop and Rock Music Lady Gaga Fibromyalgia Joanne (Album) Europe Gaga: Five Foot Two (Movie) Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Put A Much-Needed Spotlight On Chronic Pain
The singer opened up about living with fibromyalgia. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Has Fibromyalgia
Title: Lady Gaga Has FibromyalgiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 15, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: What to know about Lady Gaga's chronic condition
Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million U.S. adults, or about 2 percent of the adult population (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: What to know about Lady Gaga ’s chronic condition
Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million U.S. adults, or about 2 percent of the adult population (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga shares her struggles with fibromalygia
Lady Gaga revealed on twitter that she suffers from chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia. She is releasing a documentary covering her disorder and how she attempts to manage it daily. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga chronic illness: What is singer’s fibromyalgia condition?
LADY Gaga this week revealed she suffers from fibromyalgia - a condition with symptoms that include pain, fatigue and irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga opens up about fibromyalgia
Lady Gaga revealed on Twitter that she suffers from fibromyalgia, a disorder characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A systematic review of the effectiveness of policies restricting access to pregabalin - Stacey BR, Liss J, Behar R, Sadosky A, Parsons B, Masters ET, Hlavacek P.
BACKGROUND: Formularies often employ restriction policies to reduce pharmacy costs. Pregabalin, an alpha-2-delta ligand, is approved for treatment of fibromyalgia (FM); neuropathic pain (NeP) due to postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), diabetic peripheral neuropa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Made In Chelsea star's doctors failed to spot MS
For more than two decades, Jane Felstead, 65 (pictured with daughter and MIC co-star, Binky Felstead), believed she had fibromyalgia because of chronic aching joints and fatigue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Linked to other health problems?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - August 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AVACEN Medical Receives CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for Increasing Microcirculation and Treating Widespread Fibromyalgia Pain
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced its AVACEN 100, Class II, OTC medical device has received the CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark approval to treat widespread pain associated... Devices, Regulatory AVACEN Medical, AVACEN 100, fibromyalgia syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Invisible misery of fibromyalgia
"Like a poison or acid" in the veins, fibromyaliga pain and exhaustion can make life unbearable. Learn the facts about this invisible, debilitating disease that strikes mostly women. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Famous people with fibromyalgia
Celebrities such as Morgan Freeman and Sinead O'Connor who suffer the widespread pain, extreme fatigue and memory issues of fibromyalgia. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient Reps: Bringing the voice of patients to FDA
By: Jack Kalavritinos At FDA we never lose sight of the fact that the work we do in evaluating and approving new medical products is done to benefit patients. Increasingly, that means taking into account the views and expertise of patients and their caregivers, because they provide a unique voice and perspective and know best what they are living with on a day-to-day basis. Earlier this month, for instance, we announced the creation of the first advisory committee made up solely of patients and caregivers, who will provide advice on complex issues related to medical devices. Another way we incorporate the patient viewpoint...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog FDA Voice Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia, a Missed Comorbidity in Spondyloarthritis Fibromyalgia, a Missed Comorbidity in Spondyloarthritis
How might the presence of fibromyalgia impact treatment decision-making among patients with spondyloarthritis?Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Chronic Widespread Pain Patients More Likely to Die Early (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lifestyle may explain excess mortality in fibromyalgia and other chronic pain patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Newcastle woman left in wheelchair from can of hairspray
Lisa Kenny, from Newcastle, developed fibromyalgia - a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. Doctors said it was sparked by her neck jolting when she was struck by the can. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia or fibromyalgia? Memory loss could be linked to lesser-known condition
MEMORY loss may not be a sign of dementia, but a painful, life-long condition called fibromyalgia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top 8 reasons the fight for a new "healthcare bill" is all a Ponzi scheme for Americans investing in more dangerous chemical medicine choices
(Natural News) One hundred years ago in America, there was hardly a case of cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, ADHD, autism, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. All of those “diseases” are really just disorders (since they’re not contagious), most of which happen to be preventable and curable with an organic, plant-based... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood adversities in patients with fibromyalgia: are they related to comorbid lifetime major depression? - Alciati A, Atzeni F, Grassi M, Caldirola D, Riva A, Sarzi-Puttini P, Perna G.
OBJECTIVES: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome of unknown aetiology that is frequently associated with depressive disorders, and childhood adversities (including maltreatment and parental loss) are frequently described in subjects with FM and depression. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Earthquake vulnerability of fibromyalgia patients: six-month follow-up after the catastrophic disasters in central Italy - Salaffi F, Atzeni F, Talotta R, Di Carlo M, Sarzi-Puttini P.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the 6-month impact of the catastrophic earthquakes that struck central Italy in August and October 2016 on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with fibromyalgia (FM). METHODS: We compared a cohort of 55... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Fibromyalgia
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. FibromyalgiaCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/5/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/5/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 5, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Daiichi Sankyo reports top-line results from Phase III trials of mirogabalin
Japanese pharmaceutical firm Daiichi Sankyo has reported top-line results from its Phase III NEUCOURSE and ALDAY clinical trials of mirogabalin to treat post-herpetic neuralgia and fibromyalgia. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - July 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Rib cage pain: Six possible causes
Rib cage pain can be caused by a range of conditions, from fractures to fibromyalgia. Learn about the symptoms and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Body Aches Source Type: news