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Fibromyalgia: Numbness, Tingling, Pins and Needles

” The world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it”, Helen Keller A condition called paresthesia results in numbness, tingling and pins and needles in the limbs, due to disturbances in the nerve pathways. Those of … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia: Suffering With The Itch You Can’t Scratch

“Once it is understood that sufferings cannot be compared, then it is possible to speak of different sufferings in the same story, because there is no comparison”, Arthur W. Frank Here it is… one awful day,┬áliving with the winds and … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-itch lotion, Atul Gawande, bouts of itching, brain state conditioning, central nervous system, cold packs, Epsom salts, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia and itching, humidity, nerve transmissions, neurotransmitters, New Yorker, newer theory on itching, retraining the brain, skin as a sensory organ, weather changes | 393 Comments