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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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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The Benefits of Magnesium for Fibromyalgia

The benefits of Magnesium for Fibromyalgia have been documented in a study headed up by Selda Bagis, M.D., of Turkey and helps clarify the link between magnesium deficiency, your symptoms, and how supplementation therapy might play a role in Fibromyalgia.

Bagis found the lower the magnesium level, the greater the Fibromyalgia-related symptoms. She says, “All […]

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