A tidal wave of chronic illness is making the lives of many people miserable and overwhelming our healthcare system. Doctors are frustrated in treating these nagging, overlapping problems: heart disease, fibromyalgia, depression, diabetes, and more. These chronic conditions can be helped by looking at the challenges posed by patients who have been hospitalized with sudden, acute illness, and using analogous treatment strategies.
You can't usually find the source of low back pain on an Xray or MRI. That's because your connective tissues - a primary culprit in low back pain - don't show up on these imaging tests. But don't despair - you can still fix the problem.
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – The Latest Science
I hate chronic pain and fibromyalgia. It seems like a divine injustice that people should suffer so endlessly and seemingly needlessly. At least research is beginning to uncover some of the basic physiology behind these conditions. Read on to learn more.