Category Archives: Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Posts on the nat­ur­al treat­ment of fibromyal­gia and chron­ic pain.

New clues in chronic fatigue syndrome

Sci­en­tists have uncov­ered a clue about the metab­o­lism of peo­ple with chron­ic fatigue syn­drome. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Craniosacral Therapy: More is More? Or Less is More?

Cran­iosacral ther­a­py is the gen­tlest form of body work that releas­es restric­tion of the con­nec­tive tis­sues. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Food and Pain — The Top 8 Nutrition Strategies to Get Relief

Eight effec­tive nutri­tion strate­gies to reduce inflam­ma­tion and pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The natural treatment for pain that starts with your brain

The brain plays a cen­tral role in the pain expe­ri­ence. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Did you see this article in the NY Times about chronic pain?

A link to an arti­cle on chron­ic pain and the poten­tial of “alter­na­tive ther­a­pies” Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Chronic Pain and the Brain

Treat­ment of chron­ic pain must include chang­ing the estab­lished pain pat­terns in the brain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Poor Sleep — The Hidden Epidemic

An epi­dem­ic of poor sleep is wal­lop­ing the nation’s health. Here’s what you can do about it… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Exercise Changes Pain Modulation in the Brain

A report at the annu­al meet­ing of the Amer­i­can Pain Soci­ety describes changes in the brain that cor­re­late with reduced pain after exer­cise in fibromyal­gia suf­fer­ers. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Dog Saved My Life

It’s not a sto­ry about lit­tle Tim­my hav­ing fall­en in the well. There’s more than one way a dog can “save your life.” Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Don’t Let Your Healing Get Stuck Between Second and Third Gear

Trans­verse fric­tion mas­sage is one of sev­er­al meth­ods that can jump-start your heal­ing when you have a nag­ging, chron­ic prob­lem. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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