What is meditation and why you should be doing it.

Meditation basic There are many things in life that are beyond our control. However, it is possible to take responsibility for our own states of mind – and to change them for the better. According to Buddhism this is the most important thing we can do, and Buddhism teaches that it is the only real… Read More »

Allodynia and Fibromyalgia

If you want to understand allodynia and fibromyalgia, try to imagine a world where the gentle touch of a loved ones hand causes excruciating pain. In this world, putting on a t-shirt, dropping an ice cube on your arm, or a friendly tickle can lead to discomfort or extreme pain. For sufferers of a condition… Read More »

Fibromyalgia: Symptoms And Treatment Explained

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition which can cause widespread pain and profound fatigue, according to Fibromyalgia Action UK (FMA). The name is made up from “fibro” for fibrous tissues such as tendons and ligaments, “my” indicating muscles, and “algia” meaning pain. The illness affects roughly 2% of the UK population, with more… Read More »

Cannabis Company Designs Pain Patch For Fibromyalgia And Nerve Pain

Cannabis has been used as an all-purpose homeopathic remedy for centuries. Over time, evidence suggests that the plant was an herbal remedy for psycho-neurological disorders, breast cancer, rheumatism,  sexual disorders, and painful complications related to childbirth. Now, this ancient tool has a new, modern application. A cannabis patch is in development for patients with fibromyalgia and diabetic nerve pain.   Cannabis… Read More »