Fibromyalgia, A Tarnished Reputation

I remember when the first drug was approved by the FDA in 2007 (Lyrica or Woman rubbing shoulderpregabalin) specifically for the treatment of fibromyalgia (FM). Everywhere there was a hope that this action could only mean that FM was officially "real". I did not share in the enthusiasm. My husband, David, has fibromyalgia. Having FM was a medical stigma and many health care professionals had the attitude that it was a psychosomatic disease, meaning, all in the patient's head. Would having a designer drug make a difference?

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Will Anti-Aging Supplements Work for You?

Antique Store SignLongevity. Anti-Aging. Buzz words of our times for good reason as the workforce extends into the 70s and life beyond age 75. So the question is, will supplements help in your quest to stay as healthy as possible and slow that ticking clock? If you stick around long enough, are you an antique? One of the definitions for antique is "a work of art that has high value because of its considerable age".

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