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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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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What Are Trigger Points For Fibromyalgia?

The best way to describe trigger points are when tiny patches of muscle fiber get bunched up in “knots” and are the source of pain in other areas of the body. I think of it like being a gun and if you pull the trigger, it hits other areas in…

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Quell – A Better Alternative to Pain Medicine?

What is Quell you say? I didn’t know until recently either until someone had posted that they used it and it worked wonders for their pain. It is a device that you wear on your calf, but treats pain anywhere—your back, shoulder, knee—using electro-stimulation to provide relief through the body’s own…

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How To Find the Right Doctor Who Treats Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a difficult disorder to diagnose since it mimics many other conditions, so it is very hard to figure out which doctor to see. A good place to start with is a primary care physician. That will help rule out several conditions with blood tests or x-rays. If your doctor is still…

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Why Hormones Play An Important Role in Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia has continued to be a mystery to most doctors. There have been studies that show several contributing factors to be the cause of fibromyalgia. Genetics, stress, autoimmune diseases, chronic infections, repetitive injuries, and hormones imbalances are some reasons why people develop fibromyalgia. Several factors can cause hormones to get off…

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Will Hemp Oil Help With Fibromyalgia Symptoms?

  Just in the last few years, Hemp Oil has had a growing popularity in the medical field. It has claimed to help people with chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, heart disease, diabetes, PMS, menopause, arthritis, skin disorders, and even cancer. So, I researched the effects it had on fibromyalgia. I…

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Dr. Ginevra Liptan – Fibromyalgia Expert

Dr. Ginevra Liptan is a pioneer in fibromyalgia treatment, research, and education, and author of The Fibro Manual. Dr. Liptan is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine. She has a practice in Oregon called the Frida Center for Fibromyalgia.  Dr. Liptan…

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