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Fibromyalgia Symptoms Affected by Moon Phases?

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 Moon phases and  flare-ups…Could there be a connection ?

Through all the years of my life, I have heard the pros and cons toward the purported theories of the moon’s effect on people.  I have always leaned toward the opinion that any connection between the moon’s particular phases and human psyche or bodily functions to be mostly coincidental. Yet, Continue reading Fibromyalgia Symptoms Affected by Moon Phases?

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

Fibromyalgia Flare-ups! or Autoimmune Disease?

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When I have a painful flare-up I have to wonder “Is it a rheumatoid arthritis flare-up or is it a fibromyalgia flare-up? What I usually do, after I record this flare-up in my journal, is treat it as if it were a  fibromyalgia flare-up.

One thing to keep in mind when experiencing an increase in pain symptoms is that most all autoimmune diseases will react to the same natural supplements, sleep requirements, dietary changes and exercise treatments as fibromyalgia. Continue reading Fibromyalgia Flare-ups! or Autoimmune Disease?