Myofascial Massage and Fibromyalgia

Myofascial is a massage technique that focuses on pain believed coming from another area of the body that is restricting motion and therefore causing pain in other parts of your body. Because fibromyalgia is a widespread pain in the body, many people say that they get relief from this type…

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Fibromyalgia Cookbooks

There are many good cookbooks that address the issue of fibromyalgia. Typically it features foods that are “whole” or natural. There aren’t any ingredients that can cause a flair-up. It can be a bit tricky trying to figure out what you can and can’t eat to help ease the symptoms…

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Acupressure Mats and Fibromyalgia

Acupressure mats are fairly new to the world of relieving pain. I did some research on the mats because I was intrigued. I didn’t know what a acupressure mat was. It is foam mat with thousands of pointy plastic spikes sticking up. That doesn’t sound like it would be comfortable,…

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Outback Pain Relief and Fibromyalgia

When searching for products that really worked on muscle pain from fibromyalgia, I came across a product called Outback Pain Relief. There are several testimonials online that give this product a big thumbs up. I like that it is made with all natural products so they won’t irritate your skin.…

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Men and Fibromyalgia

Typically fibromyalgia is a disease that affects women, but there are about 10% of men as well. Though it is difficult for women to deal with the pain, physically and emotionally, it can be even harder for men to deal with. Men are suppose to be the “tough” ones. They…

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Foods to Fight Fatigue

One of the main symptoms of fibromyalgia is fatigue. There are several reasons why we experience fatigue. The main reason is the types of foods we eat can either give us energy or make us feel tired and groggy. Eating small healthy meals several times a day have been proven to…

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Celebrities Who Have Fibromyalgia

I thought it would be interesting to see if there were any celebrities who have fibromyalgia. To my surprise there weren’t as many as you would think. I’m sure there are some famous people that if they did have the disease, they would not want to disclose that information to…

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Two Unusual Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

With the first one, we don’t know why, but those of us with fibromyalgia seem to have more problems with chronic sinusitis that others do. It’s like having a cold or virus that never goes away. One study found that inflammation of the nose and sinuses in patients with unexplained chronic…

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Proven Drug To Treat Fibromyalgia Pain

Dr. Ginevra Liptan, a doctor from Portland, OR who treats fibromyalgia patients and has the disease herself, wrote two books about fibromyalgia and inflammation. When someone has high levels of inflammation in the brain, like most people with fibromyalgia, it can cause much pain. One drug that Dr. Liptan prescribes,…

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How to Get Social Security Disability for Fibromyalgia Patients

Patients with fibromyalgia have had trouble getting SSDI (Social Security Disability Income) benefits in the past. Most applicants who applied primarily based on having fibromyalgia were denied. The problem was that they didn’t have a disability “listing” for the condition. It is more likely to be accepted if there are multiple…

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