Category Archives: Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Mystery: A Detective Story

I love British mysteries, and I think that the fibromyalgia mystery can play out in much the same way. I love to see how the murder plays out in detective series. It’s fascinating to watch how each detective goes about their way of solving each complex case. I love the part when the killer is…
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Getting Fit With Fibromyalgia

Exercise is one thing medical experts suggest you do when you have chronic pain. But getting fit with fibromyalgia isn't easy. Not only does physical activity help modulate pain in the body, but helps increase endorphins. Fibromites and patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Myalgic Encephalitis and Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (CFS/ME/SEID) are found to have…
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Does yoga help fibromyalgia pain?

"Have you tried yoga?" is a running joke in the chronic illness community. I've been writing about (and doing!) yoga for so long now that it's hard to remember that there was a time when I was very sceptical about the benefits of yoga for fibromyalgia pain. Does yoga help fibromyalgia pain? In this article,…
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The Best Books on Chronic Pain

One thing that helped me recover from chronic illness was finding different perspectives on health, medicine, and healing that I wasn’t getting from my doctors. Before getting ill, my knowledge of healthy living consisted of: live your life how you want, and if unexplainable symptoms emerge, you go to the doctor for a pill. So,…
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Can Yoga and Mindfulness Help Manage Chronic Pain?

"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." -- Buddha   When you’re living with chronic pain, sometime’s it’s difficult to focus on the present moment. In fact, you might want to escape the present moment so you can forget about the pain pulsing…
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Does Yoga Help Fibromyalgia Pain?

Chronic pain sufferers are starting to try yoga for fibromyalgia. But does yoga help fibromyalgia pain? Many people swear by yoga. Doctors are starting to recommend it to their patients living with fibro. But is yoga for fibromyalgia really all it’s cracked up to be? In this article, I’ve gathered personal stories and scientific studies about…
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The Common Symptoms and Misconceptions of Invisible Illnesses

Reblogged from Medicare It's the holiday season. For most people, this is a fun time of being with friends and family, huge meals, and gift exchanges. But for people living with chronic, invisible illnesses the holidays can be a time of stress. Long social engagements, preparing meals, and dealing with the in-laws can all cause a…
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4 Yoga Poses For Chronic Pain

Yoga can help relieve symptoms of chronic pain and Fibromyalgia. But doing yoga that is too strenuous can make your pain worse! Finding yoga poses for chronic pain that help you rather than harm you can help you improve your wellbeing. In addition to pain, people living with chronic pain usually also suffer from poor…
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