I’m Married to Someone With Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis can stress even a strong marriage. Find out how one husband helps his wife with the condition, which, in turn, strengthens their marriage.

Can an Infection or Injury Trigger Fibromyalgia?

Study concludes fibromyalgia that is linked to injuries or infections comes on more quickly and is more powerful.

Chronic Pain? Take a Deep Breath and Say ‘Om’

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), yoga has the ability to reduce and even prevent the effects of chronic pain on the brain. This information was announced at the annual meeting held by the American Pain Society, where an official from the NIH discussed the connection between depression, pain and gray matter in the brain.

Psoriasis and Heart Disease: The Hidden Connection

Psoriasis flare-ups are hard to control, but lifestyle choices can protect you from the increased risk to your heart.

First patient-led research registry for arthritis patients launched

CreakyJoints, an online, nonprofit, patient support community with more than 80,000 members, has launched Arthritis Power, the first patient-led, patient-generated, patient-centered research registry for arthritis, bone, and inflammatory skin conditions.

Modesto man with severe chronic pain can’t get prescriptions filled

Miguel Perez, who has severe multiple sclerosis, lives with an unbearable pain few people ever experience. The 42-year-old Modesto man is prescribed four pain medications for trigeminal neuralgia, a rare condition causing such searing facial pain it is sometimes called the suicide disease.

Yoga, Chronic Pain Have Opposite Effects on Gray Matter

Chronic pain is known to cause brain anatomy abnormalities, but yoga can be a successful tool in the prevention or even the reversing of these effects on the brain, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) official speaking at the American Pain Society’s annual meeting.

9 Common Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia And What To Do If You’re Diagnosed

Today is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, which raises awareness for a chronic disorder that impacts an estimated five million adults in the United States, and is characterized by widespread pain and tenderness, often accompanied by fatigue, impaired memory and other physical issues.

New type of medication could provide more options for chronic disease patients

For patients with chronic diseases, medication can be very costly and there’s no guarantee it’ll work. Representative Scott Simon believes a new class of medicines called biosimilars may be able to help.

Morgan Freeman completely endorses pot

“I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana.”