In the most common type of fibromyalgia, the causes are not known. Physical injuries, emotional trauma, or viral infections such as Epstein-Barr may trigger the disorder, but no one trigger has proven to be a cause of primary fibromyalgia.
Many experts believe that fibromyalgia is not a disease, but is rather a chronic pain condition brought on by several abnormal body responses to stress. Areas in the brain that are responsible for the sensation of pain react differently in fibromyalgia...Read more
For many of us with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), we may be questioned why we just can't "let go" of the past and move forward and... Read more »
Certain blood pressure medications have been found to decrease symptoms of PTSD by up to 30 percent according to a study published in the... Read more »
This is the seventh in our conversation on past trauma. We left off with the proposition that the PTSD diagnosis is far too narrow to... Read more »