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Are Essential Oils the Homeopathic Solution to Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia patients often deal with sensitivity to strong smells. As a result, some are reluctant to try a natural therapy like essential oils. However, some have seen benefits from the use of essential oils for pain relief. Another natural therapy many fibromyalgia sufferers are reluctant to try is chiropractic. After all, what person who is [...]

2017-06-12T13:51:08+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Are Essential Oils the Homeopathic Solution to Fibromyalgia?

Study Reveals Surprising Fibromyalgia Medication Use Information

A study was recently conducted to promote the benefits of combination therapies for fibromyalgia patients. Combination therapy involves taking two or more medications to treat the same condition. While the researchers were looking at 4 medications, in particular, the results of the study actually decry how little medications do to help patients as well as [...]

2017-06-12T13:59:48+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Study Reveals Surprising Fibromyalgia Medication Use Information

Is Fibromyalgia Related to a Vitamin Deficiency?

The short answer, according to a recent study, is no – despite the fact that as many as 68% of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome patients use supplements. While researchers want to examine certain vitamins, such as A and E, a little more closely, the existing data shows very little positive benefit of supplementation for [...]

2017-06-12T14:03:07+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Is Fibromyalgia Related to a Vitamin Deficiency?

Fibromyalgia and Spinal Inflammation Frequently Found Together

The results of a recent study were presented at an RA meeting in England that outlined how common fibromyalgia is in patients who have axial spondyloarthritis (a condition that causes spinal inflammation). In the study, about 1 of every 6 men suffering from spinal inflammation also had fibromyalgia, a condition that is usually far more [...]

2017-06-12T14:22:09+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Spinal Inflammation Frequently Found Together

Taking Fibromyalgia One Day at a Time

Coping with fibromyalgia is all about developing a pace of life that allows you to accomplish as much as possible without overdoing it and sentencing yourself to a painful week in bed. Let’s look at a few ways you can develop your own schedule within the limits of fibromyalgia. We’ll also consider a natural means [...]

2017-06-12T14:34:33+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Taking Fibromyalgia One Day at a Time

Why a Compassionate Doctor Is Vital for Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is a difficult enough condition to deal with without the additional burden of a healthcare professional who doesn’t take it seriously. The added stress of a doctor who does not seem to have compassion for what you are dealing with may actually serve to increase stress levels – a well-known trigger of fibromyalgia flare-ups. [...]

2017-06-12T14:55:21+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Why a Compassionate Doctor Is Vital for Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia and Neuralgia Often Go Hand-in-Hand

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition, but it is often accompanied by other symptoms like insomnia and fatigue. One connected condition that is often missed by doctors is neuralgia, which involves pain, numbness, and tingling as a result of damaged nerves. Trauma is often the cause of neuralgia, and many fibromyalgia patients find that their [...]

2017-06-12T15:03:11+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Neuralgia Often Go Hand-in-Hand

4 Ways to Get Exercise if You Suffer from Fibromyalgia

When a person is suffering from the pain of fibromyalgia, exercise may be the furthest thing from his or her mind. However, getting some physical activity each day is an important factor in keeping the joints mobile and reducing pain. If you or a loved one are suffering from this chronic pain condition, how can [...]

2017-06-12T15:11:04+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Get Exercise if You Suffer from Fibromyalgia

A Neural Signature May Be the Future of Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Fibromyalgia is a frustrating condition that causes pain, sleepless nights, and has been linked to increased occurrence of depression and anxiety. Even the diagnosis process is frustrating. Since the symptoms of the condition are very similar to other conditions, diagnosis is often one of exclusion. A person needs to test negative for numerous other conditions [...]

2017-06-12T15:21:33+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on A Neural Signature May Be the Future of Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Is a Gluten-Free Diet the Secret to Fibromyalgia Relief?

Fibromyalgia and gluten sensitivity often go hand-in-hand. One common symptom of fibromyalgia is IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) or leaky gut. For some, staying away from gluten has helped to improve these symptoms. What should you look for to know if you are gluten sensitive? Confusing Fibromyalgia and Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms The fact is that gluten [...]

2017-06-12T15:24:49+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Is a Gluten-Free Diet the Secret to Fibromyalgia Relief?