Fibromyalgia and Restless Leg Syndrome

fibromyalgia and restless leg syndrome

Studies have shown that people have fibromyalgia and restless leg syndrome together.  In fact one study shows that about 64% of fibromyalgia patients have restless leg syndrome too. I’m concentrating on this today because my restless leg syndrome (RLS) acted up all night last night and I’m totally exhausted today. Those twitchy, jumpy, burning sensations […] Read more »

Essential Oils and Fibromyalgia Relief

essential oils and fibromyalgia relief

I’m a firm believer in the use of essential oils.  For me essential oils and fibromyalgia relief are a natural combination. I use a wonderful combination of ginger, juniper, eucalyptus, rosemary, marjoram, cajeput (Tea Tree), lavender, and peppermint oils.   The actual name of this concoction is ‘Agility’ and it was (notice the was) made […] Read more »

Water Retention and Fibromyalgia

Water retention and fibromyalgia

I’m not sure if it’s common or not but I suffer more from water retention since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia than what I remember prior to that. I was diagnosed in 1995 so my memory might be a little off but I don’t think so. Now I’m sure that my diet has something to do […] Read more »

Invisible Illness Awareness Week

Invisible Illness

Invisible Illness Awareness Week is September 10 – 16, 2012.  It’s time to commiserate with those who have invisible illnesses like fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue symptom, lyme disease, and Dysautonomias such as POTS.  If you have one of these pesky illnesses maybe it’s time to share your story to help educate others. Those of us who have […] Read more »