06.03.2016

My 6 favorite things for fibromyalgia relief

The original version of "My 6 favorite things for fibromyalgia relief" was first published on NationalPainReport.com. It has been updated and is being reprinted here with permission from the editor.  (This post contains affiliate links.) I bet that headline caught your attention. I know it did because I’ve read my share of these types of articles over the years, hoping one of my fellow fibromyalgia warriors finally figured out a way to bring my suffering to an end. But if you have fibromyalgia, then you know it is the ficklest of conditions. What works for one of us does not … [Read more...]

02.16.2016

How going gluten free may help with fibromyalgia

Pain News Network recently published my story on the link between increased symptoms of fibromyalgia and gluten. I'm reprinting that story here with permission from the editor.  I know some of you probably rolled your eyes when you read the headline of this story. I know that because I used to do the same thing. Since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, I've heard countless people talk about the link between fibromyalgia and gluten, and how going gluten free improved their symptoms. Whenever I'd hear that, I'd always think the same thing: "Fibro can be a living hell of pain and fatigue … [Read more...]

08.06.2015

Using d-ribose for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome

This post contains affiliate links.  I was scrolling through my Facebook feed a few days ago, and I noticed a post from a woman on one of the fibromyalgia/ME/CFS support groups, asking fellow members if they'd ever used prescription stimulants to relieve fatigue. Over the past couple of years, I've seen this same question asked a number of times, and every time, it makes me feel worried and sad for the person who is posting it. I've never used prescription stimulants myself, and I do not judge people who do, but my gut tells me that adding stimulants to a person who is already … [Read more...]

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