Hemp and Natural Pain Relief

Hemp Natural Pain Relief

Because Hemp is an anti-inflammatory and has amazing healing properties, it can help reduce the pain of fibromyalgia. Also, Hemp is non-addictive so people shouldn’t be afraid to try it.

Hemp seeds are a good vegetarian source of Omega-3 fatty acids. which help to reduce inflammation, and may reduce your risk […]

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Vitamin K and Pain Relief

Bruising is a side effect of vitamin K deficiency.

I never thought much about vitamin K in my diet, since there wasn’t much written about it in the media. It was actually known as “the forgotten vitamin” because it’s benefits were often overlooked. Can Vitamin K help with the relief of pain?

What is […]

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Benefits of Digestive Enzymes

Enzymes have been called the ” Spark of Life”. Every biochemical function of the body depends on enzymes. They are proteins that facilitate the chemical breakdown of our food into smaller, absorbable components. We could not survive without Enzymes!

We depend on Enzymes to convert our food to energy. Normally, digestive enzymes are produced within […]

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Morgellons Disease – natural relief

Being dismissed as hysterical, a hypochondriac or having some kind of psychosis; people living with fibromyalgia have had to endure this unprofessional treatment. Other disorders, too, have caused their victims to be subject to the same type of maltreatment— Morgellons being one of these.

Morgellons emerged when a South Carolina mother was researching the symptoms […]

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Afa Blue-Green Algae and Chocolate – doubly good!

 

AFA Blue-Green Algae and Dark Chocolate – two of my favorite foods!

Aphanizomenon Flos-Aquae blue-green algae and dark chocolate. What do they have in common? Why are they beneficial to my diet? Can I really eat the chocolate that I love?

Afa blue-green algae and dark chocolate both contain phenylethylamine (PEA), a compound naturally […]

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Coconut Oil’s Health Benefits for Dogs

 

My Pup, LOLA.

My dog Lola is addicted to coconut oil. I, too, love coconut oil and use it for cooking, as a replacement for butter and for skin care. I wanted to find out if it is as good for dogs as it is for us humans!

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT’s)

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Keeping Weight Loss Simple!

Keeping weight loss simple. That’s what we all want to do – especially when living with a chronic disorder like Fibromyalgia, we already have enough challenges in our life.

Personally, I am not someone that can stick to a strict eating regimen. I have finally found a program that is simple, and incorporates a few […]

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Fibromyalgia and Weight Gain

Tis the Season of Weight Gain!

 

‘Tis the season of brooding over the extra pounds that we normally pack on during the holidays and tend to hang on thereafter. When I do achieve a weight I am comfortable with, my body refuses to allow me to stay there! It’s time to get back on […]

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Fibroglycemia

Fibroglycemia. – This was a new term for me. I was going to write about hypoglycemia and fibromyalgia not knowing there was a name already attached to the dual disorder.

“Functional hypoglycemia refers to decreases in blood sugar that cannot be explained by any known pathology or disease. It’s a nice way of saying, “Your […]

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Mushrooms – natural healers

I had been using the wild blue green algae since 1993, and now I am educating myself about mushrooms. I never thought about them before as being a superfood. In fact, the Cordyceps mushroom is used in a stem cell enhancing product.

Medicinal Mushrooms

There are many natural therapies that many fibromyalgia sufferers turn to […]

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Alkaline Diet Benefits for Fibromyalgia – is there any?

Is there any benefit to an alkaline diet for Fibromyalgia?

Alkaline Chart

Living with Fibromyalgia, I am always receiving “good-intentioned, loving” advice, “you should eat that, you shouldn’t eat that”. So, I decided to investigate the benefits of an alkaline diet for Fibromyalgia.

The theory of the alkaline diet is that eating certain foods […]

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Fibromyalgia and a Gluten-Free Diet

My latest challenge

My latest challenge is a gluten-free diet. I have even purchased a bread-making machine and I am actually pleased with how my breads have turned out! I think making my own gluten-free bread might actually work!

Gluten is the protein part of wheat, rye, barley and other related grains. It is what […]

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Weight Gain with Fibromyalgia

Weight gain with Fibromyalgia is a very frustrating challenge!

We may eat less but notice very little difference. According to Dr. Mark Pellegrino, in his book, Fibromyalgia: Up Close and Personal, it’s not unusual for someone to gain 25-30 pounds the first year after developing Fibromyalgia!

Researchers are not sure whether Fibromyalgia leads to weight […]

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Fibromyalgia and Gastroparesis

Pain and bloating may be Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a disorder that affects the digestive system. Normally, the stomach will break down food and contract to push the food down to the small intestine; but, with Gastroparesis, the food will move slowly or not at all.

I listened to the “professionals” […]

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Fibromyalgia Diet and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 Fatty Acids are Essential in the Fibromyalgia Diet

Recently, my doctor wrote me a prescription for a fish oil supplement, which would supply the Omega-3 fatty acids to my diet. Though I was happy that he was up on the latest research, including nuttrition, I explored the internet to find out why Omega-3 fatty […]

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