Sail Through Winter Without Fibromyalgia Pain

Try These 8 Doctor-Recommended Strategies By Diana Price, Special to Lifescript Published January 28, 2016 Reviewed by Edward C. Geehr, M.D., Lifescript Chief Medical Officer   When temperatures drop and stress levels rise, many women with fibromyalgia experience painful “flares.” Luckily, a few key strategies can help you sail through winter with greater ease… Winter…

Private Fibromyalgia Support Group

Healtheo360 has launched a private support group for people with fibromyalgia I am moderating.   I’d like to see you there.  Come by, become a member of Healtheo360 and join the support group. Healtheo360 is a community for patients with chronic conditions and their loves to share their stores, motivation and support.  It is a also…

7 Lessons in 7 Years of Being Sick

Choose to find value in your struggle and never surrender to your fibromyalgia. A week after my youngest son was born, I awoke to all-over body pain and the inability to walk or use my hands. That was nearly seven years ago and I have learned a lot about being sick, especially as I face…

Guest Post: Winning Social Security Disability Benefits for Fibromyalgia

If you suffer from fibromyalgia and can’t work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. But winning disability for fibromyalgia is more complex most people realize. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has special rules for determining if your fibromyalgia qualifies for disability benefits. First, you must have a diagnosis of fibromyalgia as defined by…

7 Strange Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Learn about fibromyalgia symptoms that are rather bizarre. The most common symptoms of fibromyalgia are pain, sleep disturbances and chronic fatigue, but these are not the only symptoms. In fact, there are many others that aren’t visible and aren’t easy to describe. These symptoms make daily living harder and they can affect patients on a…

11 Part Fibromyalgia Guide

In this guide you will find the latest information about fibromyalgia symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and how fibromyalgia affects other aspects of your life. You will also learn how to feel better and be active despite symptoms and pain while focusing on the future with hope and purpose. What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is one of the…

Acknowledging The Monster of Fibromyalgia and Pain

  Learn how to accept chronic pain in your life with humor and gratitude. My world has changed considerably since chronic illness. But even though I have had rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and fibromyalgia for nearly eight years, there are still times where I view my body as my enemy and I don’t know if I…

How to Handle Depression and Fibromyalgia

Learn the triggers of depression when living with fibromyalgia and how to overcome the symptoms. For so many with fibromyalgia, depression is a fact of life. In fact, depression is one of the most common complications of chronic illness. Just the idea of facing a long life with illness brings about uncertainty, grief, anger and…

3 Resolutions to Help You Manage Fibromyalgia This New Year

Here are three simple things you can do this new year to improve your fibromyalgia. As another New Year approaches, you may have New Year’s resolutions in mind, but you think setting them is a waste of time. Because when you experience pain, fatigue, brain fogginess and other fibromyalgia symptoms, you think any resolution is…

Review of Dr. Susan’s Solutions: The Chronic Fatigue Cure

Paperback: 382 pages Publisher: Womens Wellness Publishing (May 1, 2013) ISBN-10: 1939013771 ISBN-13: 978-1939013774 The Chronic Fatigue Cure is the latest book by Susan M. Lark, M.D., bestselling author and one of the most renowned women’s alternative medicine experts.   This is great resource contains an all-natural treatment plan to help you get relief from the…

Getting Quality Sleep despite Fibromyalgia Pain

Patients living with fibromyalgia pain often find themselves struggling with insomnia and other sleep difficulties.  As much as 75 percent of fibromyalgia patients report sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue, this according to research conducted by the National Fibromyalgia Research Association.[1]  Daytime grogginess and sleep deprivation are a result of problems falling sleep and actually staying…

Fibromyalgia Patients Benefit from Exercise

Studies show movement keeps muscles strong and flexible There was a time when most doctors believed that exercise would worsen fibromyalgia pain or even fast track the disease. Doctors would advise patients that they needed rest rather than activity. Nowadays, doctors inform fibromyalgia patients that they can benefit from low impact activity and that these…