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.)
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...