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Fibromyalgia Soreness, Fatigue and Heavy Feeling in Your Muscles

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What causes the soreness, fatigue and heavy feeling in your muscles?

 

To answer this question, we need to understand a little bit of the biology of muscles.

Simply put, oxygen and nutrients for the muscles are carried through the bloodstream to the mitochondria. The mitochondria is like the power cell that gives energy to the muscle. Muscles have many mitochondria and the more energy a muscle needs, the more mitochondria it will have. Continue reading Fibromyalgia Soreness, Fatigue and Heavy Feeling in Your Muscles

Fibromyalgia and Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Do you start feeling rundown, and have an increase in fibromyalgia symptoms every Year around late October and do not feel better until the following April or May?

You are not alone in this problem, more than 50% of fibromyalgia sufferers report symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Continue reading Fibromyalgia and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Fibromyalgia – Setting Goals

 

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Why is it so important to set goals?

When you are dealt a heavy blow like fibromyalgia, it is all too easy to become so overwhelmed that it is hard to imagine any way to regain any semblance of a normal life beyond that little thread of hope that there is some medicine out there that will do it all and presto! You will have your life back to normal again. Continue reading Fibromyalgia – Setting Goals