Magical Healing Benefits of Celery Juice

Celery Juice If people knew all the potent healing properties of celery juice, it would be widely hailed as a miraculous superfood. Celery has an incredible ability to create sweeping improvements for all kinds of health issues. CELERY JUICE STANDS ALONE  Celery is truly the savior when it comes to chronic illness. I’ve seen thousands…

Formication and Fibromyalgia: Bugs Under Your Skin

What’s the most annoying thing about fibromyalgia? Is it the constant pain? Or the fatigue that makes it impossible to do even the most basic tasks? Maybe it’s the fibro-fog that leaves you forgetting where you left your keys every morning. Fibromyalgia has a seemingly endless supply of those little knock-on symptoms that all compete…

16 Ways to Imagine What Fibromyalgia Disorder Feels Like

1. “Imagine the worst sickness, fatigue and pain and your head is in a deep fog where it made you think to go to the hospital. Now imagine feeling like that every day and knowing if you go to the hospital they will likely find nothing wrong and send you home and tell you to see…

Is Fibromyalgia Linked to Your Blood Type?

Although fibromyalgia has not yet been considered as a type of autoimmune disease, this condition is often associated with similar autoimmune condition like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers are still not sure of what causes the chronic pain condition, although several theories have emerged. One of which links one’s blood type to fibromyalgia. Can your…

The Award-Winning Documentary About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

It’s not often that you see films covering conditions like fibromyalgia. And Unrest, released in 2017, isn’t specifically about fibromyalgia. But if you take the time to follow the director of the film, Jennifer Brea, along on her journey through the world of chronic fatigue syndrome (or myalgic encephalomyelitis, as it’s referred to in the film), you’ll find that the…

The Part of Life With Fibromyalgia I Haven’t Told You About

I’m a fairly open person when it comes to physical and mental illness, but I can also be very reserved, especially about my chronic pain and fatigue. It’s not because I don’t want to share about what’s going on with me, but because I don’t want people to think I’m a “whiner” or “attention seeker.” I am…

Neurontin and Lyrica: Side Effects of Pfizer’s Most Dangerous Painkillers

When it comes to medication, natural or not, you should always explore the available scientific research before putting anything in your body. Off the top of your head, can you think of any stories where friends or family have taken a medication that resulted in a series of unexpected side effects? We’ve all been there. That’s…

Fibromyalgia : “It feels like a pain inside the bones”

Blandine Bouedo used to call her  “H21”  pain. “The other three hours were when I slept. And I slept because I was exhausted, “he   says. This 55-year-old psychiatric nurse has fibromyalgia. A syndrome characterized by chronic pain throughout the body, fatigue and sleep disorders, which is the day of Tuesday. According to the Haute Autorité de Santé (HAS), between 1.4% and 2.2% of…

Fibromyalgia at Different Ages : Same Condition , Different Challenges

While the underlying disease may be broadly similar, fibromyalgia can affect people differently across the age spectrum. If you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you may have experienced a number of stereotypes about the condition firsthand. One persistent misconception is that fibromyalgia affects mostly middle-aged or older people — specifically, older women. In reality, fibromyalgia affects a wide…

Things That Exacerbate Fibromyalgia Symptoms

There are so many things that can exacerbate my fibromyalgia but I’ll share a handful of the common ones. To start with, many of us with fibromyalgia have other medical conditions. I, myself, have chronic back pain conditions that I’ve found can make my fibromyalgia symptoms worse or sometimes even send it into a fibro flare. The more my…