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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Conference

North Texas Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Conference Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 8:30am-4:00pm Doubletree, Dallas TX $50 per person, includes lunch and coffee breaks For more information, watch the video below and click here.

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New hope with a new Fibromyalgia diagnostic tool

Alan Light has been studying fatigue for decades, but teamed up 10 years ago with his wife, who has been working on understanding fibromyalgia and pain. Their latest findings are part of a National Institutes of Health study involving about … Continue reading

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My blog has been listed as one of the best!

I just found out today that my Fibromyalgia blog has been listed as one of the 15 Best Fibromyalgia Blogs of 2014. I have to thank everyone who reads and subscribes to my blog, shares my posts, comments on my … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Healthy Eating with #Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disease that  causes pain and swelling at a variety of different spots in the body, and while the actual areas that hurt are different each people, the regularity of pain is common. For many people – up … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Healthy Living with #Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by chronic pain – pain that often has no known cause, which can leave doctors and sufferers puzzled. However, fibromyalgia isn’t just a psychosomatic illness, it’s a real problem for millions of people all over … Continue reading

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Living with #Fibromyalgia and educating family & friends

First wrote on May 1, 2012 When I was first diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, it was still a disease many people knew nothing about.  As the years have passed and medicines are approved by the FDA, Fibromyalgia is becoming more and … Continue reading

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Update on how #Fibromylagia has changed my life

30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know! Back in September, 2010, I wrote a post about how Fibromyaglia changed my life.  I thought it would be fun to see how things are going since then. The illness … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Living and working with chronic disease – a balancing act #fibromyalgia

To some of us hearing we have a chronic disease might come as a surprise. To others it came as a reassuring answer that there is something wrong with them and they weren’t making things up. Either way I still … Continue reading

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Discontinuing Cymbalta may result in severe withdrawal symptoms

In 2008, Cymbalta became the second drug to receive FDA approval for the treatment of fibromyalgia. It was classified as a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant. At the time, the FM community was excited to have another medication available that … Continue reading

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Great snacking ideas

If you need a pick-me-up to get through your day, why not try some of these healthy snack ideas: Hardboiled Eggs – either plain or you can add paprika Nuts – almonds, walnuts, macadamias, cashews, pistachios, etc. Sunflower seeds, pumpkin … Continue reading

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