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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Fibromyalgia and “the second brain”

Butterflies

 

My second brain said it’s time to slow down!

You know how it is said the stomach is a “Second Brain”? Well, my second brain has been telling me I overdid it!

I am experiencing a nervous stomach, mild headache and some trembling from over-stimulated muscles. I feel the hypersensitivity that we […]

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Proprioception and Fibromyalgia

Proprioception—a sensory nerve ending in muscles, tendons, and joints that provides a sense of the body’s position by responding to stimuli from within the body nerve endings in the joint spaces.

In other words, Proprioception is the perception of one’s own body-areas in relation to each other.

These nerve endings send messages to the brain […]

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Pain Can Be Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS)

Hyperflexibility

Pain can be—Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS)—or it is sometimes referred to as being “double-jointed”

I remember, as a child, being able lay on my back with my ankles aside of me. To this day, I can reach the floor with the palms of my hands while keeping my knees straight. I always prided […]

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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 help 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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Yoga Positions for Chair Yoga—it’s not just for Seniors!

Chair Yoga Postures-click here

Yoga Positions for Chair Yoga are not just sitting on a chair and stretching.

Gentle Chair Yoga stretches, postures and breathing techniques will improve your quality of life no matter how old you are.

If you cannot get down on a mat, you may want to try out a class […]

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Benefits of Yoga – Laughter Yoga?

Yoga can be a Laugh!

The benefits of yoga are taken a step further with the introduction of Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga is showing to be instrumental in people becoming healthier! It is a breakthrough laughter delivery system that enables a person to laugh continuously for 15 to 20 minutes with short breaks […]

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Fibromyalgia and The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga with FMS

I have discovered the benefits of yoga for the symptoms of Fibromyalgia by attending an over-50 chair-yoga class offered by a non-profit organization in our area. Yoga practice has been a blessing to me and the relief of the shoulder and neck pain that comes from living with […]

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