The History of Fibromyalgia .Its Horrible…!

By Adrienne Dellwo, You sometimes hear fibromyalgia referred to as a “fad diagnosis” or “new disease,” but the truth is that fibromyalgia is far from new. It has centuries of history, with multiple name changes and discarded theories along the way.While it hasn’t always been accepted by the medical community, and today its acceptance isn’t universal, fibromyalgia has…

Fibromyalgia: “It feels like a pain inside the bones”

This syndrome, which is Tuesday, world day, is characterized by chronic pain. Patients feel that treatments and care are not up to par. Fibromyalgia: “How to have pain inside the bones” Blandine Bouedo used to call her  “H21”  pain. “The other three hours were when I slept. And I slept because I was exhausted, “he   says. This 55-year-old psychiatric nurse has fibromyalgia. A…

DIET POP Diet fizzy drinks ‘increase risk of heart attack, stroke and dementia’

FOR those with a sweet tooth, diet fizzy drinks are generally thought of as a better alternative than the sugar-laden versions. But while they are lower in calories, guzzling artificially-sweetened beverages could come at another cost. Experts have warned that diet drinks could increase your risk of heart attack, stroke and even dementia. Research this…

Dangerous Foods That Cause Miscarriage In Pregnancy You Need To Avoid

1. Raw Eggs:Eggs are a good source of some important nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy. However, you should not eat raw or undercooked eggs. Homemade mayonnaise, smoothies, mousses, soufflés, and other recipes that use raw eggs should be shun because they may contain salmonella which is a kind of bacteria that can cause…

Is acetaminophen really safe in pregnancy?

Published By Yella Hewings-Martin PhD With up to 70 percent of pregnant American women reaching for acetaminophen to treat pain, infection, and fever, debate about the drug’s safety is ongoing. New research has brought further risks to light. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) always recommend consulting a doctor prior to using any pain medication during pregnancy. Acetaminophen —…

Influenza In Mom During Pregnancy Linked To Increased Bipolar Risk In Children

INFLUENZA INFLUENCE Earlier studies looked into possible links between bipolar disorder or schizophrenia and prenatal exposure to the influenza virus. However, a big problem with much of the previous research is that it was based on mothers’ memories of their health during pregnancy—memories that typically are decades old (and thus prone to inaccuracy), given that…

Studies Investigate Relationship Between Brain Injury, Child Development

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and child development are the subjects of two small studies published in the journal Pediatrics this week.  CNN.com reports on the findings: The first study compared the social, intellectual, and behavioral functions of 53 children who had experienced a traumatic brain injury before the age of three, most of which were the result of falls, with…

Latest News: Greater Needs For Brain Injury Lawyers

Latest News On Brain Injuries Suggests Greater Needs For Brain Injury Lawyers Brain Injury Lawyers who provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured.After a long period of being relatively unknown and deeply misunderstood, brain injuries are becoming an issue that is being studied more frequently by medical professionals.As more information emerges…

What Living With a Brain Injury Means

Living with a brain injury means a lot of things can change. Conversations change. Relationships change. Your thoughts about yourself may change. Living with a brain injury often involves having to constantly express how difficult it is to function while being expected to keep up with everyday interactions. It’s saying “this is too much for me” in a noisy…

Grieving the Person I Used to Be Before My Traumatic Brain Injury

Flash back to three years ago when my doctors realized I didn’t just sustain a concussion, but a TBI. I remember so clearly the long list of symptoms they said I may experience. These ranged from nausea, loss of thirst, loss of taste, extreme fatigue, headaches, short term memory loss, poor attention/concentration, slow processing, dizziness,…