Post Trauma and Fibromyalgia

I have always suspected there was a connection between the experience of a life-altering trauma and the development of Fibromyalgia.

It just made sense that when our bodies come under attack, our body chemistry would be altered! It appears now that Science is considering this theory. Maybe it takes “celebrity” to turn on the light.

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Fibromyalgia Pain from Whiplash

Whiplash Pain May Lead to Fibromyalgia

Did you know that someone experiencing a whiplash injury is more likely to end up with a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia?

Whiplash Pain in the Neck

Whiplash leads to Fibromyalgia. I knew there had to be a connection!

When my children were young, I would take them to the […]

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Fibromyalgia and the Oxygen Cure

Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber

Oxygen. It sustains life. We cannot live without it.

Could oxygen be the cure that we, who live with fibromyalgia, have been waiting for? Could it be that simple?

According to researchers at Rice University and Institutes in Israel, women who suffer from fibromyalgia benefit from a treatment regimen in […]

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Phycocyanin and Phenylethylamine (PEA) – A Potent Combination

I have started using a new product!

This new combination I have discovered contains E3AFA (Aphanizomenon flos-aquae) and concentrated extracts of Phycocyanin and Phenylethylamine (PEA). Each serving comes in a packet that I just pour into my juice or beverage…soo easy and I truthfully have to say, I am feeling improvement with cognitive ability and […]

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Fibromyalgia IS Real – it’s official!

Officially Real!

FROM PRO-HEALTH: GOOD NEWS!

As of October 1, 2015, fibromyalgia finally has its own official diagnostic code in the ICD-10-CM codes formally adopted in the U.S. ICD-10-CM, which stands for International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification, is a list of diagnostic codes provided by the Centers for Medicare and […]

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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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Sjogrens and Fibromyalgia

Affects of Sjogren’s on body

Years ago, when I had formed a support group for people living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and other related disorders, I started to hear more about Sjogren’s Syndrome. I learned that It often occurs alongside other conditions such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia.

Sjogren’s Syndrome, also called […]

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Horses and Fibromyalgia

Horses can have fibromyalgia, too!

As I was researching how our pets help us when living with a chronic pain disorder, I came across this article. I never knew that horses can also exhibit the symptoms of fibromyalgia!

As I read this and realized the many similar traits that we, as humans, experience living […]

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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 my […]

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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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Lupus, Fibromyalgia or both!

Lupus or Fibromyalgia?

Lupus and Fibromyalgia can co-exist in the same person. A famous Harvard lupus expert, Dr. Peter Lipsky, first discovered Lupus and Fibromyalgia appearing in the same patient over 20 years ago.

Lupus and Fibromyalgia are two complicated diagnoses, because the symptoms can appear alike and a patient may have one or both […]

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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis and Fibromyalgia

DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis = pain in thumb

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis (dih-kwer-VAINS ten-oh-sine-oh-VIE-tis) is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist. If you have de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, it will probably hurt every time you turn your wrist, grasp anything or make a fist.

I didn’t know there was […]

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