Susan R Hadley

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Marijuana Rated Most Effective for Treating Fibromyalgia

Medical marijuana is far more effective at treating symptoms of fibromyalgia than any of the three prescription drugs approved by the Food and Drug …

6 Things about Chronic Pain You Didn’t Know You Knew

Chronic pain isn’t just constant pain, though that would be more than enough for anyone to handle, the truth is chronic pain always brings friends. …

Living with Pain: Prejudice and Mistreatment

There is a steady and continuing drum beat in the press and from researchers and commentators warning of the dangers connected to prescribing and …

Living with Pain: Wrong People Being Targeted in the War on Drugs

Readers who’ve followed this column know that I primarily focus on the collateral damage the war on drugs inflicts on physicians and pain patients. I …

Dancing in the Rain: Learning to Live With Treatment-Resistant Depression & Chronic Pain

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass … it’s about learning to dance in the rain,” wrote Vivian Greene. Dancing in the rain is the <i>modus</i> …

My Story: Treated Like a Junkie

I am one of the chronic pain patients who battled pain for decades due to multi-level degenerative disk disease; ruptured, bulging and slipped disks, …

Prosthetics

5 Ways You're Not 'Living' With Chronic Illness

Life with chronic illness is just like any other -- a life full of obstacles. It's easy to lay down and not get back up. But if you're not moving, you're not living. So even when the obstacles become too great, the treatment stops working, the doctors stop telling you the good news, even when you …

Physiotherapy

Ask Dr. Beth: How Do I Find a Pain Psychologist?

This is a great question. Many people do not know about pain psychologists, and once they learn about this specialty, the follow-up question is where …

No, painkillers are not creating addicts

We often hear media reports that suggest addicts are created when doctors prescribe painkillers for people who are actually in pain. But the evidence …

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! – Guardian Liberty Voice

Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The …

Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

(Medical Xpress)—Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting …

The fibromyalgia stigma: When law enforcement, not pain management, wins

<b>VIRGINIA,</b> July 8, 2014— A patient who mentions the “F” word, or fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), to most primary care physicians, hospital residents, …

This Entire Family Of Medical Marijuana Patients Could Go To Prison For Growing Pot

Four family members and a close family friend in a rural town in northeastern Washington are facing years in federal prison for growing marijuana for their personal medical use.<p>Larry Harvey, 70, his wife Rhonda Firestack-Harvey, 55, their son Rolland Gregg, 33, and Rolland's wife Michelle, 35, as …

Which Medical Marijuana Strains Are The Best For Fibromyalgia?

Ask the Pharmacist: Why Am I Being Denied a Pain Medication?

<i>Steve Ariens</i><p><i>(Editor’s Note: National Pain Report is pleased to welcome Steve Ariens as our newest columnist. Steve is a retired pharmacist and</i> …

Medical marijuana initiative likely headed for Florida ballot

By Reid Wilson<p>Reid Wilson<p>Bio Follow<p>Backers of a constitutional amendment to allow Florida patients to use marijuana for medical purposes say they will turn in enough signatures to qualify for the fall ballot by next week.<p>Supporters of the measure have until Feb. 1 to submit just over 683,000 valid …

How to exercise when you have fibromyalgia pain?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain, fatigue and depression. Athough there is no cure, fibromyalgia symptoms can be …

The Next Generation of Fibromyalgia Treatments

<i>Reprinted with the kind permission of Cort Johnson and Health Rising.</i><p><b>The Next Generation of Fibromyalgia Treatments – The Clinical Trials</b><p>With the FDA …

7 Health Problems Improved By Sleep

What if the cure for what ails you was as simple as going to sleep?<p>We spend a lot of time talking about how dangerous it is to skimp on that good quality shut-eye. Sometimes we ignore the flip side of that equation: Sleep can work wonders.<p>No, it won't cure cancer or save you from a heart attack …

Ask Healthy Living: Why Do Sore Muscles Feel Worse On The Second Day?

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Nabilone for the treatment of pain in fibromyalgia

This article is about Nabilone (band name Cesamet) a synthetic cannabinoid:<p>Health<p>About.com<p>Arthritis & Joint Conditions.<p>Search<br>Arthritis<br>Symptoms / …

Impact of Repetitive Activity on Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Repetitive Activity & Fibro<p>Posted: April 29, 2011<p>You know that using the same muscle groups over and over causes pain to build up rapidly in these …

Fibromyalgia

10 Causes of Fibromyalgia Flares - Causes - Chronic Pain

A fibromyalgia flare (or flare-up) is a temporary increase in the number and/or intensity of symptoms. Worsening pain and fatigue are generally the …

Tele Management

The telecom sector of Canada is one of the most developed one in the world. Canada is ranked as the 21st largest country in the world in terms of …

PROP Painkiller Labeling Changes May Hurt Women with Chronic Pain

Many Americans with chronic pain conditions may not realize that their access to narcotic pain medication, which is already difficult and mired with …

Sleep Problems Triple Women's Fibromyalgia Risk

<i>By Anne Harding</i><p>Women plagued by sleep problems have more than triple the risk of developing the pain disorder fibromyalgia compared to their better-rested peers, a new study from Norway suggests.<p>The more often a woman experienced insomnia and other sleep problems, the more likely she was to have …