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20 Best Ways to Stop Sciatica Pain

Sciatica is the largest nerve is your body. This nerve that runs from nerve root of the spinal cord, down the lower lumbar region of your back, …

Fibro Guilt: Why We Feel Guilty and How to Manage the Feeling

Managing Your Fibro Guilt<p>I often think a fibromyalgia sufferer is a bit like a juggler at the circus. We stand up and smile at the world trying to …

Pacing with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS

When living with fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), pacing is key to managing your symptoms. With the busy lives most of us …

Rhodiola Rosea for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS

Rhodiola rosea is a root that grows in high-altitude regions, such as the Himalayas. It's also called golden root. Research has connected it to a …

How to Get Rid of a Sore Neck

Having a sore neck can interrupt every aspect of your life. It can make working, walking, sleeping and just being in your life a miserable and …

3 Experimental Treatments for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disease that is mysterious by nature and causes unexplained aches and pains throughout the body. The disease fibromyalgia affects …

Fibromyalgia

A Letter for People Who Ask You About Fibromyalgia

<b>Fibromyalgia? Because you asked…</b><p>Dear Concerned,<p>You’ve recently asked me about fibromyalgia and I’m sure you’re wondering what all the hype is about. …

What It’s Really Like To Be Chronically Ill

By Lauren Anne,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1pMcYv3<p>Society’s recent obsession with cancer stories and movies like <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i> made me …

What It’s Like To Live With A Chronic Illness

By Danielle Lavieri,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1oFOP9i<p>Imagine you were sick all of the time. Imagine that you couldn’t go one day without …

How to Understand Someone with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain may be caused by many things. This includes an injury, disease or condition. Regardless of the source of the pain, it puts a pain in the …

Pain

Suicidal ideation correlates strongly with depression in patients with fibromyalgia

In patients with fibromyalgia who did not respond well to treatment, suicidal ideation was common and most strongly associated with depressive …

Suicide

Fibromyalgia: Need to Nap Increases as Symptoms Worsen

Action Points<p>In patients with fibromyalgia, frequency and duration of daytime napping were associated with greater symptom severity.<br>• Almost all …

The Pain Brain: Hippocampal Atrophy Found in Fibromyalgia

<i>Reprinted with the kind permission of Cort Johnson and</i> <i>Health Rising</i><i>.</i><p><b>The Pain Brain</b><p>Sometimes you’ve got to ask – where is it going to stop with …

Deep Breathing for Fibromyalgia (Guest Post)

<b>Improve Your Life with<br>Deep Breathing for Fibromyalgia</b><b>by Donna Grant</b>The title of this post sounds bizarre, doesn’t it? As unconscious breathers, we …

Color Me M&M: The NIH P2P Report on Opioids and Fibromyalgianess by Celeste Cooper

The following excerpt is from NIH P2P “The Role of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain,” which you can download and read <b>here</b>.<p>“The typically used …

Chronic Pain Connection - Information on Fibromyalgia, Back Pain, and TMJ Disorder

It may seem silly — or impossible — but just as you trained your brain to know how to walk, or drive a car, you can also train your brain to push …

Fibromyalgia Nerve Connection

I’m really happy to see more and more studies being done on Fibromyalgia lately. Granted some haven’t had wonderful outcomes, like the recent Dutch …