Category Archives: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Minister calls for pain indicators in QOF (Quality

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy of PulseToday.com By Nigel Praities -21 Apr 09 A Government minister has invited applications for new pain management indicators for the QOF in a parliamentary debate held yesterday. Health … Continue reading

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Enduring chronic stress can destroy brain cells

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) COURTESY OF KELOWNA CAPITAL NEWS – bclocalnews.com By Annie Hopper – Kelowna Capital News- April 18, 2009 Does stress damage the brain? Accumulative stress not only affects your ability to … Continue reading

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Why You Must Protect Your Knees

From the FMS Global and UK News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Courtesy of WebMD – Feature from “Redbook” Magazine By Jeannette Moninger Women are the weaker-kneed sex – really! Ease the pain with these tips. Years of stooping, kneeling, and … Continue reading

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Fear Keeps Many From Fighting RA Pain

Study Shows Fear of Drug Interactions, Side Effects, and Addiction May Hinder Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Relief. More than 2 million American’s struggle with the effects of RA. Continue reading

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Chronic Opioid Therapy Guidelines Offer Direction for Physicians

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Courtesy of Fibromyalgia Network – February 2009 While patients are rightfully concerned about not receiving adequate pain relief, physicians harbor fears about drug abuse, safety issues, and government oversight. New clinical … Continue reading

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Those Who Have Chronic Pain May Need to Assess Vitamin D Status

Mayo Clinic research shows a correlation between inadequate vitamin D levels and the amount of narcotic medication taken by patients who have chronic pain. This correlation is an important finding as researchers discover new ways to treat chronic pain. Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Intravenous Nutrient Therapy – Myers Cocktail

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Courtesy HealthNotesNewswire By Darin Ingels, ND EDITOR’S NOTE: While I appreciate this was written in 2003 I do know that many fibromites are regularly given the ‘Myers Cocktail’ to relieve pain. … Continue reading

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Chili Pepper Compound Can Bring Pain Relief

From the FMS News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton COURTESY usnews.com Health Day – Monday March 16 Capsaicin works on nerves to ease joint discomfort, scientists say (HealthDay News) — University of Buffalo scientists say they have found how capsaicin, the … Continue reading

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CO-PROXAMOL – A CONTROLLED DRUG?

By Jeanne Hambleton © 2009 From the Fibromyalgia FMS Global News Desk See LATEST NEWS at end of post…. Yes folk are still writing about co-proxamol and asking why they cannot buy it – what has happened to it – … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Research News

From the Fibromyalgia FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine – NCBI – http://www.pubmed.gov and the National Institutes of Health Multidisciplinary care and stepwise treatment for fibromyalgia J Clin Psychiatry. 2009 … Continue reading

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