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 »

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 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 »

Crohn’s Disease Management

Crohn’s disease management is a topic that is near and dear to the individuals that have this particular disease. When I was diagnosed in 1978 management options weren’t that many. We relied on sulfa drugs, steroids, and whatever diet management worked at the time. As a result I lost over 40 pounds in three months. […] 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 »

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 »

Remedies for Charlie Horses

Charlie horses are muscle spasms in the legs – and they can really hurt! Remedies for Charlie Horses are available but sometimes they work and sometimes they don’t. Charlie Horses can occur when certain minerals in your body are low.  Calcium and potassium are two that need to be at optimum levels to keep muscle […] Read more »

Is Fibromyalgia Real

Is fibromyalgia real

Is fibromyalgia real? To use an old phrase from the 70’s, “You bet your bippy”, it’s real. Every day when I check my website for what searches have been done I come across some that I want to respond to.  Today I’m responding to the person that searched for, “My husband doesn’t believe in fibromyalgia”. […] Read more »