Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is something new to me. I started it about a week ago and have already noticed some changes in how I feel. The biggest thing I notice is in my oral hygiene. Oil pulling is noted for improving your dental health by freshening the breath and whitening the teeth. By the way, it […] Read more »

What Causes Fibromyalgia

I have come across a wonderful site http://www.lahealthyliving.com. This site has some great information on what causes fibromyalgia. Many of you have probably read this article so this if for those that haven’t The article I read what causes fibromyalgia and a little history on the disease. Rather than put the article in my own words, which would take […] Read more »

A Blood Test for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia and Weight Control

Yes, Laura, there is a blood test for fibromyalgia and it’s 99% accurate. On top of that, it doesn’t confuse fibromyalgia with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or other chronic pain conditions as was previous thought.  It has been discovered that people with fibromyalgia don’t have the same blood markers as those with other chronic pain conditions; […] Read more »

Nerve Stimulation Improves Fibromyalgia Pain

Nerve stimulation improves fibromyalgia pain

Nerve stimulation improves fibromyalgia pain.  This has been shown in a very small study done in Belgium by Dr. Mark Plazier. Dr Plazier is a neurosurgeon at the University Hospital in Antwerp, Belgium. The study included twenty five  patients and after six months the pain scores of twenty of them had decreased and their quality […] Read more »

Share a Fibromyalgia Update

Share a fibromyalgia update

This article is to share a fibromyalgia update is on my own experience since February, 2013 when I made my last post. I’ve discovered a few things or perhaps I should say rediscovered a few things about fibromyalgia that hadn’t been plaguing me for quite a while. That’s why I decided to share a fibromyalgia […] Read more »

Fibromyalgia Flare Up and Prayer

Importance of Faith

Fibromyalgia flare up. As those of you who have been following this site know, I usually try to stay to a medical or health topic.  Once in a while, however, I think it’s a good thing to let you into my mind and heart.  I think this is especially true when you might wonder if […] Read more »

Fibromyalgia and Foot Pain

Fibromyalgia and foot pain; well I’ll be. I woke up about a week ago and could hardly step on my left foot. It felt like all the tendons had been pulled and beat on clear from my arch to under the toe next to my little one. My first thought was, holy cow! Now what […] Read more »

Thin and Brittle Nails

Thin and brittle nails

Thin and brittle nails have been becoming a problem for me the past two to three months.  They rip and break very easily and I can’t figure out why.  Let’s see if we can come up with a reason for this to be happening. I work in a restaurant and am constantly washing and drying […] Read more »

Helpful Hints for Fibromyalgia Pain

helpful hints for fibromyalgia pain

Helpful hints for fibromyalgia pain come from all sources.  It seems that the more I read, the more I learn about different approaches to dealing with fibro pain on your own. I know I’ll be preaching to the choir with some of this but for those new to our elite club of Fibromytes there might […] Read more »

Fibromyalgia and Weight Control

Fibromyalgia and Weight Control

Fibromyalgia and weight control can often be a difficult combination.  The fact that those of us with fibromyalgia don’t sleep well and have a difficult time exercising can make weight control seem impossible. There are several reasons that fibromyalgia and weight control combat each other according to Jacob Teitelbaum M.D. He describes both fibromyalgia and CFS […] Read more »