Fibro Daily

Common Fibro Co- Conditions: TMJ

Fibro Daily October 30, 2014

(Note: This is the fourth part of a five-part series on common co-conditions among Fibromyalgia patients. The other parts include constochondritis,IC, and IBS) According to the, National Institute of Dental and Cranial Research (NIDCR): Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, commonly called “TMJ,” are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw

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Common Fibro Co- Conditions: IBS

Fibro Daily October 29, 2014

(Note: This is the third part of a five-part series on common co-conditions among Fibromyalgia patients. The other parts include costochondritis and IC.) Most people have heard of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The syndrome affects anywhere from 25 to 40 million people in the U.S., and occurs frequently as a common co-condition of Fibromyalgia. The U.S. Department

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FWOTW Kimberly A. Gaines

Fibro Daily October 9, 2014

Fibro Warrior of the Week (#68) Location: Cincinnati, Ohio USA Twitter: @greetings4u Mantra: Life is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming. —Myrna Loy Kimberly A. Gaines has faced many medical battles in her life, which makes her the perfect choice for FWOTW #68. She focuses hard on making her

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Fibro Drug Flops, Shares Drop

Fibro Daily October 6, 2014

  “Shares of Tonix Pharmaceuticals were hammered early Monday after the biotech put out word that its lead drug had failed a Phase IIb study for fibromyalgia.” (Monday, September 29, 2014) What does this news mean for Tonix and you? Tonix CEO Seth Lederman says the fight is not over, and the phase IIb study

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FWOTW: Danielle Carter

Fibro Daily October 2, 2014

Fibro Warrior of the Week (#67) Location: Perth WA Australia Our Fibro Warrior of the Week hails from Down Under and hasn’t had a flare in a year! She’s determined and pragmatic in her approach to Fibromyalgia. Please continue reading to learn more about FWOTW #66 Danielle Carter! FD: : Tell us a bit about

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“But you look good…”

Fibro Daily October 1, 2014

It’s a common complaint in the Fibromyalgia and extended Spoonie community: People on the outside looking in don’t see the full picture. They can’t, so they rely on context clues they have come to associate with sickness to determine sickness across the board: weight loss, hair loss, bad skin, frailty, more. As many in the

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