5 Steps to an Effective Apology

19The Japanese have a word “Gomenasai” that is roughly equivalent to the English word “sorry”. It’s used to apologize when you harm or offend someone. The word implies humility (Sorry to disturb you…Sorry for coming into your house), but it’s also used as a way to avoid guilt. Someone will say sorry just seconds before […]

10 Super Efficient Ways Inbox by Gmail Saves You Time

Gmail is good as ever… but could Inbox by Gmail be the better choice for you? Inbox by Gmail is Google’s most recent approach to email organization and management. It takes some getting used to, but if it’s capable of giving you a simpler email workflow, it’s worth adopting. Read The Full Story Here: 10 Super Efficient Ways […]

Vitamin D Supplements Reduce Pain in Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) typically have widespread chronic pain and fatigue. For those with low vitamin D levels, vitamin D supplements can reduce pain and may be a cost-effective alternative or adjunct to other treatment, say researchers in the current issue of PAIN®. In addition to pain and fatigue, individuals diagnosed with FMS may […]

Marijuana Rated Most Effective for Treating Fibromyalgia

Medical marijuana is far more effective at treating symptoms of fibromyalgia than any of the three prescription drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat the disorder. The FDA has approved only three drugs – Cymbalta, Lyrica and Savella — for the treatment of fibromyalgia. Although they generate billions of dollars in annual […]

This Could Be Big: Intravenous Ketamine for Fibromyalgia

By Ginevra Liptan, MD Editor’s Note: Ginevra Liptan, MD is both a fibromyalgia patient and physician specialist. A recent CBS news segment featured a doctor in Florida talking about his success treating fibromyalgia with intravenous (IV) ketamine, a medication usually used for surgical anesthesia. One of his patients described that her fibromyalgia pain was “virtually […]