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When you have fibromyalgia, it can help to think outside the box. Several natural and non-drug remedies have been shown to help relieve fibromyalgia symptoms. Of course, there is no one remedy that works for everyone. Read on to find out more about these natural remedies. ...
When you were diagnosed, your fibromyalgia doctor probably told you to exercise and maybe even gave you a brochure. But you may have left thinking, "How in the world am I going to exercise? I can barely do what I have to do!"

In this article, we look at which forms of exercise are most effective and how most people with fibromyalgia CAN do them.
The body-wide pain and tenderness associated with fibromyalgia is frustrating and confusing for many conventional doctors as well as patients. Combined with other troublesome symptoms like fatigue, depression, and anxiety, it's critical that sufferers find relief. Complementary therapies have become popular among fibromyalgia patients seeking more effective and natural approaches to reduce their pain, fatigue and other symptoms.
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia over 20 years ago. In my efforts to get my life back, I learned the power of self-care. I have not met the diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia since 1997, so it's safe to say I'm a health nut! I led a Fibromyalgia support group for 18 years. I also founded the FCI in 2000 and have run it ever since. As a Blogger, I am excited to educate and inspire others to work toward wellness!
by Yvonne Keeny

With the heat index expected to be over 100°F for the next few days in most of the United States, summer is definitely here! Last week I wrote about Temperature Sensitivity and how it affects those of us with fibromyalgia. This week let's talk about some things you can do to beat the heat.
As most people with fibromyalgia know, this illness is still not well understood by most of the medical community. It is known, though, there is a long list of symptoms that have been linked to fibromyalgia. One we don't hear much about is Temperature Sensitivity. Research has found that people with fibromyalgia who are exposed to hot weather report increases in…
Cannabidiol (aka CBD) is one of the many chemical compounds found in hemp. The oil is derived from extracting the cannabinoids from the hemp plant. Extractions are taken from flowers, leaves, and stalks of the plant. Recently, CBD oil is being touted as a treatment for fibromyalgia. While it won't cure the illness, CBD oil may bring relief to the symptoms of pain and discomfort. It is said that CBD oil works with your endocannabinoid system to bring relief to symptoms of various conditions. Because it reduces inflammation, it's a treatment option that reportedly not only can relieve pain; it has also been reported to reduce symptoms of insomnia and anxiety. Keep reading to find out more about CBD oil..
Featuring leading practitioners, this conference will offer the latest thinking from the medical and research world while addressing issues of concern to those with Fibromyalgia. Multidisciplinary intervention, education and self-management strategies to help people with this illness. The conference will also provide an opportunity for those with Fibromyalgia to connect and share personal stories and experiences. Questions and answers after each presentation.
The chronic pain experienced by people with fibromyalgia is frustrating. The never-ending aches, painful tender points, sleepless nights, headaches, daytime fatigue, and inability to participate in normal activities can get to a person. One of the difficulties with fibromyalgia is describing the pain. Those of us with fibromyalgia experience several kinds of pain...
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...