Antidepressant May Ease Cancer Pain
Chemotherapy can and does save lives. These powerful cancer medicines also have side effects that can last years. But an existing medication may come to the rescue.
When Treatment Can Make Things Worse
Relief from fibromyalgia symptoms can appear elusive. For some, the side effects that come with treatment of fibromyalgia symptoms make the cure seem worse than the disorder itself.
Depression Drugs Treat Arthritis Pain
Even if a drug was designed to treat one specific disease, it often happens that the same drug can help patients with other conditions. This seems to be the case with a popular antidepressant drug.
Fibromyalgia: All-Body Pain
Among the multitude of chronic pain disorders is a condition called fibromyalgia. People with fibromyalgia have to deal with a variety of physical issues. But that's not all: the disorder also affects mood.
More Than Everyday Aches and Pains
The hysterectomy had gone horribly - and traumatically - wrong. Her bladder and urethra had been punctured, so fluids gushed from her body. Six additional surgeries were needed over the next six months to repair the sloppy surgery.