Leah Ellenbogen

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Fibromyalgia and Genetics- Is Fibromyalgia Genetic?

While it is true that there is no direct genetic link between fibromyalgia patients- as in the disorder is not passed from parent to child the way …

Fibromyalgia - 3 Types of Fibromyalgia Pain

Do You Know What Pain Are You Experiencing? Learn The 3 Types of Fibromyalgia Pain and Its Treatment<p>Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition. It …

Pain

How to Cope When Chronic Pain Affects Friends, Family & Social Life

Shares 25K<p>When our lives have been so devastatingly altered by chronic pain and illness, with not a single facet untouched, the support we receive …

7 Strategies to Relieve Chronic Pain

View image | gettyimages.com<p>Chronic pain is different from acute pain. Acute, sudden pain is a signal to fight or flee, to struggle or run. Chronic pain by contrast is not an adaptive survival response but a nuisance, a defense gone wrong. It's like those car alarms in your neighborhood going off …

Pain

Is Fibromyalgia the Real Diagnosis?

Lyme has been polluting my life for the last six years.<p>There is no other place I would recommend to those suffering with Lyme symptoms to go.<p>It's …

Lyme Disease

Understanding Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes muscle pain, body stiffness, and fatigue. This sheet tells you more about common symptoms of fibromyalgia. It …

Pain

Managing Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia may not go away. But it doesn’t have to keep you from doing what you enjoy. You can feel better. You and your doctor can work together …

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

UK Physician Believes He's Found Proof of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome<br>ImmuneSupport.com<p>08-10-2005<p>Doctor takes stigma out of 'yuppie flu'<br>By Deborah Haile, …

Fibromyalgia misconceptions

Get the facts about these common fibromyalgia myths. Learning all you can about fibromyalgia is the first step toward gaining control of your …

Mayo Clinic

8 Things You Should Know About Fibromyalgia And Sleep

<i>By Robert Rosenberg, DO</i><p>Sleep disturbances are among the most common symptoms of fibromyalgia, a chronic condition affecting the spinal cord and brain that causes people to feel pain and fatigue, and affects concentration. In fact, along with the tiredness, pain and psychosocial distress, sleep …

Vitamin D Could Ease Chronic Pain In Fibromyalgia Patients

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 01/17/2014 10:23 AM EST on LiveScience<p>Taking vitamin D supplements may alleviate chronic pain in people with fibromyalgia who have low levels of the vitamin, according to a new study from Austria.<p>Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome suffer from chronic, …

Brain study hints at how fibromyalgia works

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react differently to what others would consider non-painful sights and sounds, new research suggests.<p>The small new study provides clues to what might be going wrong in the nervous system of people with …

Fibromyalgia

You can't just wish Chronic Fatigue Syndrome away. I'm the terrible proof

Oxford research claiming exercise and positive thinking can treat ME may help some people, but the rest of us are still waiting to be taken seriously<p>I have suffered from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) for two years this month. If anyone had told me that overnight I would go from a highly active, …

Top 7 fibromyalgia articles include focus on potential vitamin D, mineral deficiency

Many of the most read studies about fibromyalgia on Healio Rheumatology focused on vitamin D and mineral deficiencies, such as magnesium. Other areas …

10 Signs You Have Exceptional Mental Strength

If you do these things, you can be sure you're more resilient than average.<p>Just a few weeks ago here on Inc.com we published advice from psychotherapist Amy Morin laying out bad habits you need to break if you want to achieve incredible mental strength. But what if you read the list and were …

The Battle to Finally Understand Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

<i>How can you do medical research on chronic fatigue syndrome when divisions between patients, doctors and researchers are almost as chronic and</i> …

Mindfulness: the craze sweeping through schools is now at a university near you

Even Cambridge is offering sessions to combat an increase in student stress. But is mindfulness, as some critics insist, just a silly fad?<p>Slowly take a raisin and examine every wrinkle and fold of its surface. Feel its texture with your fingers. Inhale its scent. Squeeze it and hear how it sounds. …

How to Love Your Body into Weight Loss

The mind is a powerful thing.<p>Pinching your so-called “trouble spots” or bemoaning the fact that you don’t look like the #fitspo models in your Instagram feed isn't going to help you get any closer to your weight-loss goal. But loving your body how it is RIGHT EFFING NOW sure will.<p>Every time you …

Weight Loss

Deep Breathing for Fibromyalgia (Guest Post)

<b>Improve Your Life with<br>Deep Breathing for Fibromyalgia</b><b>by Donna Grant</b>The title of this post sounds bizarre, doesn’t it? As unconscious breathers, we …

Massage Therapy

7 Supplements That Help Back Pain

B. Boissonnet/Corbis<p>The Lowdown on Nutritional and Other Approaches<p>It's possible to take a natural approach to back pain by using supplements that …

Researchers Optically Stimulate The Brain To Control Pain

By Chuck Seegert, Ph.D.<p>By optically stimulating the anterior cingulate cortex in mice, researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington (UT …

World's Medical Information On Fibromyalgia

<b><br>Fibromyalgia</b><p>Fibromyalgia has had 6 typically observed symptoms. It also has 9 less<br>frequently observed symptoms.<p>We do not have symptoms that are only …

The 12 Best Pieces of Non-Medical Advice People With Lupus Have Received

Lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus (S.L.E.), is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans and millions more …

The Best Lupus Research of 2015

Being diagnosed with lupus can be scary. The condition not only can cause pain and discomfort, but it can also be life-threatening if you don’t …

Living with Both Lupus and RA: Symptoms and Medication Options - Lupus - Rheumatoid Arthritis

When I was diagnosed with both lupus and RA, I felt like I was the only person in the world who had both diseases. In 2008, when I started blogging, …

Selena Gomez on Her Lupus Recovery: "It Has Been Overwhelming"

The pop star opens up about the status of her health.<p>After it was revealed that a battle with lupus was the reason behind Selena Gomez's unexpected hiatus earlier this year, she's been fairly candid about the status of her condition.<p>Since telling fans she'd undergone rounds of chemotherapy to fight …

Selena Gomez Opens Up About Getting Chemo to Treat Her Lupus

"I wanted so badly to say, 'You guys have no idea. I'm in chemotherapy. You're a**holes."<p>Selena Gomez may be most famous for her on-again, off-again relationship with the Biebs, but she's now shedding light on a disease that most people know very little about: lupus. In a December 3 interview with</i> …

Lupuzor may become first non-immunosuppressant therapy for lupus

Lupuzor may become the first specific and non-immunosuppressant therapy for lupus, a disabling autoimmune disease that is currently incurable.

Awareness and Education Campaign Manager job with Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. | 36338553

The Lupus Foundation of America is currently seeking an Awareness and Education Campaign Manager to join a team of dedicated professionals! The Lupus Foundation of America is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus – one of the world's cruelest, most unpredictable, and …

12 Early Symptoms of Lupus

Early Symptoms of Lupus<p>Systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly referred to as lupus or SLE, is an autoimmune disorder that most commonly afflicts …