fibromyalgia Archive

Spoons

I would like to welcome our newest member of our writing team, Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone. She starts with us today with a great explanation of the Spoon Theory, as it applies to those with disabilities caused by mental health issues. Great work, Savannah! – “Spoons” are stand ins for a measurement of energy a person with […]

Cymbalta Quick Facts

Cymbalta is an antidepressant in the SNRI (selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) class. Other Brand Names: none Generic Name: Duloxetine Primary Uses: Major Depressive Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder Stress Urinary Incontinence (Europe only) Other Uses: Diabetic Neuropathy Fibromyalgia Availability: 20mg, 30mg, 60mg capsules Contraindications: Any known hypersensitivity to Cymbalta Concurrent use of MAOI’s Uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma […]