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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How To Know You Have Fibromyalgia

  Fibromyalgia is a complex syndrome to diagnose. Every person has varying levels of pain and symptoms. There are many symptoms that make up fibromyalgia. The most common one is chronic muscle pain that is widespread and sporadic. Another main symptom is extreme fatigue. Stiffness in the morning, trouble sleeping, trouble…

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5 Natural Treatments to Treat Fibromyalgia

  Natural treatment #1: Yoga Several studies suggest that Yoga can help relieve some of the symptoms of Fibromyalgia. The Journal of Pain Research found women with fibromyalgia who took a 75-minute yoga class twice a week for eight weeks reported less pain at the end of the study. They also had lower…

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Study Shows Combo of Drugs More Effective for Fibromyalgia

Queen’s University researcher Ian Gilron has uncovered a more effective way of treating fibromyalgia, a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain typically accompanied by fatigue, as well as sleep, mood and memory problems. The results of the trial suggest that combining pregabalin, an anti-seizure drug, with duloxetine, an antidepressant,…

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Seven Foods to Avoid When You Have Fibromyalgia

Foods to Avoid for Fibromyalgia

While there may not be a single set of dietary guidelines that are right for all Fibromyalgia patients, there are certain foods, or food groups, that appear to make a difference for a significant number of people. But remember, avoiding these foods is not a guarantee that your symptoms will…

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