Welcome to the Fibromyalgia Coalition Blog!
If you have fibromyalgia/CFS and myriad related conditions, I've been where you are and I understand what you're going through. After suffering with FMS/CFS and a variety of other health issues for over thirteen years, it took five healthcare professionals and eight months of consistent effort on my part to get my fibromyalgia symptoms into permanent remission.
After becoming pain free I was so excited that I wanted to share my experience with others so they could have real hope of getting well too!
In January 1998, I started the Getting Well Support Group at my church in Mission, Kansas. Within a few months more than seventy people were attending the meetings. That support group led to the nonprofit organization, Fibromyalgia Coalition International.
(Visit the FCI website for more information.)
If you have fibromyalgia, there is a good chance you are dealing with other health conditions too. Some of these comorbid illnesses include sleep issues, gastrointestinal difficulties, headaches, cognitive problems, depression and/or anxiety, multiple chemical sensitivities, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). These and many more...
March is National Nutrition Month so I thought this would be a good time to write an article about nutrition. Most people don't make the connection between the food they eat and the quality of their health. The truth is, the food we eat directly effects our energy levels, how we feel, how we look, our immune system, and if we develop a disease...
As if people with fibromyalgia don't have enough trouble sleeping, on Sunday, March 10, at 2 a.m., here comes Daylight Saving Time (DST) in most parts of the U.S.