Weekly Health News: Essential oils for fibromyalgia, duodenitis, blepharospasm

essential-oils-for-fibromyalgiaAnother week has gone by in the world of health news, which means it’s time for your weekly health news roundup. We have discussed many interesting topics over the past couple of days, and we have compiled a list of some of our best ones to get you all caught up. You will find information on blepharospasms, contraction of the eye, how to treat duodenitis, a condition characterized by inflammation in the small intestine, as well as some of the best essential oils for fibromyalgia and how to use them.

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27 essential oils for fibromyalgia and how to use them


Essential oils have been used by many cultures around the world for centuries, and now we know that there are essential oils for fibromyalgia that can bring millions of people relief.

Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal condition that impacts the way the body processes pain signals. It is characterized by pain in various parts of the body, fatigue, mental fog, and sleep disturbances. While there is no known cure for fibromyalgia, research does indicate that essential oils for fibromyalgia pain really can work. There are countless reports of both physical and mental symptom improvement with essential oils for fibromyalgia. Research is ongoing to confirm how these oils might be helping with musculoskeletal disorders like fibromyalgia or other rheumatic conditions; however, some health experts believe they have been able to identify some of the best essential oils for fibromyalgia. Continue reading

duodenitisWhat causes duodenitis? Types, symptoms, and diagnosis

Duodenitis is inflammation that occurs in the duodenum, which is the beginning of the small intestine. Duodenal inflammation can cause pain and other unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms.

While there are different types of duodenitis, duodenal inflammation is always related to some sort of irritation involving the mucus lining of the duodenum. Sometimes this irritation can progress to duodenal ulcers. These ulcers are in fact open sores in the lining of the duodenum. The duodenum has several mechanisms that allow it to counteract highly acidic stomachs. Some of those mechanisms are large amounts of mucus and alkaline secretions, as well as water from the pancreas and gallbladder. Continue reading

duodenHow to treat duodenitis: Natural remedies and diet

Duodenitis treatment is similar to treatment for gastritis, but many people find that lifestyle adjustments, including natural remedies and diet, can go a long way in easing their duodenitis symptoms.

Just what is duodenitis? Well, it is a medical term that is used to describe inflammation in the first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum. It is similar to gastritis in that it leads to inflammation of the lining of the stomach. In many cases, gastritis and duodenitis occur at the same time. Duodenal inflammation can be very uncomfortable as it comes with pain, bleeding, and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Continue reading

blepharoWhat causes blepharospasm? Types, symptoms, and diagnosis

When someone experiences involuntary muscle spasms and contractions of the eye muscles, it is called blepharospasm. The term is often referred to as BEB or benign essential blepharospasm because it is not life-threatening, and the word “essential” in medical terms means “of unknown cause.”


Blepharo is a word used to describe the “eyelid” and spasm means “uncontrolled muscle contraction,” but just what does blepharospasm mean? Basically, anyone who has blepharospasm or BEB blinks abnormally or has an eyelid tic or twitch. This includes people who suffer from dry eyes, Tourette’s syndrome, or tardive dyskinesia, which is a disorder that leads to repetitive body movement, including grimacing and smacking of the lips. Continue reading

blepharoHow to treat blepharospasm? Natural treatment and prognosis

Blepharospasm treatment can be a savior for those who suffer from blepharospasm, or BEB as it is often called. What is blepharospasm? It is a rare neurological disorder that is characterized by involuntary muscle spasms and contractions of muscles around the eyes.

BEB stands for benign essential blepharospasm, which means that it is not life-threatening. While the symptoms may start out as a minor nuisance, for many sufferers, it progresses to the involuntary closure of the eyes and requires treatment. Continue reading


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