Thursday, December 31, 2015

Fibromyalgia responds to simple Flexeril treatment

Fibromyalgia is a condition with no official cure, and patients often try multiple treatments as they seek relief. From insomnia to muscle pain, the problems can affect multiple parts of the body and decrease the quality of life. However, some patients have found that Flexeril helps them fight the pain and find relief. Before you consider this treatment, you may want to consult your doctor and examine all of your options.
Understanding Flexeril
Flexeril is a prescription muscle relaxant and also known as cyclobenzaprine. It is able to reduce pain by stopping nerve impulses and is generally considered a short-term fix. The medication tends to be combined with physical therapy and other treatments to provide more relief. Fibromyalgia patients have reported that this drug helps them reduce muscle spasms.

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Chronic Pain Relief Wand gains US FDA approval

In her late 60s, Lakshmi has been in constant pain ever since she suffered a stroke paralysing her left part of the body. “It was impossible to move or sleep, I was in a miserable state,” she recalled, still walking gingerly. But, for the past one year, her condition has improved allowing her to “move around, avoid sleep medications and reduce painkillers”.

She attributes the change to a hand-held ‘Chronic Pain Relief Wand’ or simply ‘CP Relief Wand’, a neuro-modulator which, when applied to the area of pain for a few minutes, promises to provide immediate relief.

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