Tag: Always Tired

Chronic Fatigue—Not Just Frequent Tiredness

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been seeing more exposure when it comes to scientific research lately. Scientists are looking everywhere, even to the gut, for a potential cause of this increasingly common condition. Unfortunately, many people still have a mistaken idea of what CFS is. Some think it involves tiredness only, but that is certainly […]

A Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Migraines

Fibromyalgia causes a person to be in constant pain. It is disabling and exhausting to cope with. Migraine headaches interrupt a person’s life and are debilitating. Researchers are seeing a link between the two conditions. Not only are fibromyalgia and migraines similar in the above-mentioned ways, but they also have other similarities. Both are seen […]

Natural Ways to Care for the Pain of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain throughout the body and numerous other symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, mental confusion, and overall fatigue. As a result, many turn to prescription medications to reduce pain and swelling or to help with sleep. However, the trend is toward finding natural relief. Where are some turning, and what can provide real […]

How Childhood May Relate to Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue

Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain may have some connection to childhood trauma, a recent article claims. Is this a legitimate cause? If so, does this take us back to the days of people claiming chronic pain is psychological rather than physiological? While some are labeling the article as “dangerous,” it may actually point to a […]

Studies Support Natural Fibromyalgia Pain Relief

As much as 6% of the world’s population is dealing with the pain and other symptoms associated with fibromyalgia. 90% of fibromyalgia sufferers are female, which adds up to about 129 million women across the globe. Half of patients deal with migraines and headaches on a chronic basis. What causes fibromyalgia to strike suddenly? There […]

Upper Cervical Chiropractic Vs General Chiropractic for Fibromyalgia Pain

The idea that chiropractic is a viable way to get help for the pain of fibromyalgia is not new. However, those who are already suffering from chronic, widespread pain are unlikely to want to have the spine roughly manipulated by a health practitioner. This is where upper cervical chiropractic comes into play. What is the […]

How to Sleep Despite the Pain of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that brings chronic pain and fatigue. One of the most important ways to cope with the chronic pain of fibromyalgia is to sleep well each night. However, sleeping when you have fibromyalgia can be difficult. The pain may keep you awake at night. A recent UK study involving fibromyalgia patients is […]

Increased Fibromyalgia Pain After Exertion from Lactic Acid

Fibromyalgia patients may struggle to feel well enough to exercise. However, moderate physical activity is actually good for joint pain. This creates a difficult cycle for some in which inactivity leads to more pain which leads to more inactivity. Researchers tried to find the cause of exertion increasing the pain of fibromyalgia, but initial efforts […]

Anxiety and Depression Are Common Counterparts of Fibromyalgia

NewLifeOutlook, an organization that supports people with chronic illnesses, recently conducted an online survey involving fibromyalgia patients. The survey revealed that more than half of the respondents were dealing with anxiety and depression. Over 63% of the 671 responders had been diagnosed with depression and 58% had been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. What contributes […]

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