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I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia. With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain. My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?

I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia. With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain. My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?

Coronary arteries?: 59yo female reports chest pain with exercise. Physicians generally rule out the most worrisome pathology ascribed to symptoms patients report. Before all other considerations, a 59yo women with chest pain upon exercise needs an in-depth evaluation for angina pectoris and coronary artery disease. If a workup is negative, then consult with an Osteopath. These symptoms require expeditious evaluation.

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, ...Read more


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What are your opinion about the " renew intensive skin therapy melaleuca " product in relation to ezcema? I've read great reviews

What are your opinion about the " renew intensive skin therapy melaleuca " product in relation to ezcema? I've read great reviews

Not sure: Basically a mosturiser, relatively new. Wrt eczema, any moisturizer can help, especially the one that is used. Vaseline is the gold standard but many many products, which indicate there is not on that works best, so with every skin a ittle different whatever feels the best that is otc, shorten showers, mild soaps, lost of creams and if no better see a derm for rx therapy.

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Does melaleuca help with genital warts?

Does melaleuca help with genital warts?

Not much: Warts are caused by a virus (hpv). See your dermatologist to discuss prescription treatments. There are not many homeopathic remedies that have proven effective to treat warts.

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What is good for fibromyalgia pain?

What is good for fibromyalgia pain?

Fibromyalgia Pain: The best thing for fibromyalgia pain in my opinion is to eliminate as many of the root causes as possible. No excuses. Dramatic changes in diet, exercise, and mindset are often not included in the treatment plan, but I have seen in my practice that they are absolutely mandatory for best results.

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Is accupunture good for fibromyalgia?

Is accupunture good for fibromyalgia?

Maybe: It doesn't replace exercise or sleep, but it is a great supplement for managing symptoms.

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Is massage good to help relieve fibromyalgia pain?

Is massage good to help relieve fibromyalgia pain?

Yes: Some FMS patients cannot tolerate massage at all. Start with a therapist who has worked with fibro patients before and is willing to listen carefully to you during the massage. You might also want to try osteopathic manipulation or craniosacral therapy.

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Are there any good ways to keep fibromyalgia pain down?

Are there any good ways to keep fibromyalgia pain down?

Stay active: Trying to stay active is the best treatment. There are several medications that may help including cymbalta, savella, (milnacipran) and lyrica.

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Any good information on the progression of fibromyalgia?

Any good information on the progression of fibromyalgia?

Variable: ? re progression fibromyalgia (FM). Answer needs etiology & FM is "unknown". IMO, FM etiology is pelvic ligament injury w. tilted upper body, chronic muscle spasm w. painful trigger points & weak disused muscles; pain in bed causes restless sleep & depression. FM worsens w. inactivity & poor sleep. FM improves w. aquatherapy, gentle yoga, massage, cannabis for pain/sleep & mindfulness therapies.

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What are the most effective ways to get a good night sleep when dealing with fibromyalgia?

What are the most effective ways to get a good night sleep when dealing with fibromyalgia?

Minimize pain: 49 yo w. fibromyalgia (FM) asks how to maximize sleep. FM sufferers' sleep oft interrupted while lying down, as damaged & stretched pelvic girdle ligaments evoke pain. Best mattress soft but not sagging; so all contact points of pelvic & shoulder girdles equally supported. A multitude of patients with all varieties of chronic pain have reported markedly improved sleep with use of Cannabis indica.

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Need expert advice on any sugestions on how to get a good night sleep when you have fibromyalgia?

Need expert advice on any sugestions on how to get a good night sleep when you have fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalagia/sleep: Fibromyalagia can cause chronic pain and aches which can prevent rejuvenating sleep. New studies show that hormone replacement can help-especially Progesterone for women. Other things to try are melatonin, calm's forte and sleep time teas with valerian root. Try taking baths with epsom salt and baking soda helps to relax muscles.

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Is gabapentin good for fibromyalgia?

Is gabapentin good for fibromyalgia?

Yes: Lyrica (pregabalin) is fda approved for fms. Gabapentin is essentially the same molecule, just older, off patent, and cheaper. No one wants tomspend millions of dollars on Gabapentin research to add the fms indication.

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What are good home remedies for fibromyalgia?

What are good home remedies for fibromyalgia?

Conservative: Exercises that are geared towards alleviating stress may help, such as yoga, stretching, etc. There is a compound, called pycnogenols, which is an extract from a certain type of pine tree, that may help alleviate pain via an antiinflammatory effect. This was shown to work well in a study involving the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Always consult your doctor before trying any regimen.

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Could you tell me what are good remedies for fibromyalgia?

Could you tell me what are good remedies for fibromyalgia?

Natural Therapies: Fibromyalgia caused by premonitory low back & pelvis injury, childbirth, mechanical injuries, prolonged bed rest, deconditioned muscles, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, chronic pain, pain-interrupted non-restorative sleep. Multiple modalities need to reverse: Aquatherapy P.T., gentle yoga, massage, topical & edible cannabis, biofeedback, neutraceuticals, optimum nutrition, and mindfulness therapies.

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How would know if I'm a good candidate for fibromyalgia drug trials?

How would know if I'm a good candidate for fibromyalgia drug trials?

Fibromyalgia impact: Impact of symptoms is the best measure of disease severity. Dr. Robert bennett published the fibromyalgia impact questionnaire (fiqr) that makes it easy for patients to find out. There is a "fibromyalgia" app that makes using and scoring fiqr easy. Based on your fiqr score, you will know how you compare to other patients. This will give you a good idea whether you have fibromyalgia.

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Are medications for fibromyalgia good at relieving symptoms? Mine aren't too severe compared to others I've heard about

Are medications for fibromyalgia good at relieving symptoms? Mine aren't too severe compared to others I've heard about

Fibromyalgia: Please read other physician' s comments on fibromyalgia. There is great variation from one patient to another, and each case needs individualized assessment and treatment according to the chronicity and severity of the symptoms. Work with your doctor in finding solutions, and be open to suggestions from other specialists involved in your care.

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What is a good treatment for fibromyalgia?

What is a good treatment for fibromyalgia?

Varies widely: Treatments for fibromyalgia (FM) vary. FM is a multifactorial disorder with different mechanisms of soft tissue injuries evolving in different FM sufferers. Therefore, treatments need to be multimodal & customized to each person. Efficacious treatments include FDA appoved meds for FM, aquatherapy, gentle yoga, massage, topical & ingested cannabis, Vitamin D, & mindfulness therapies.

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