Massage as Medicine

How Massage Therapy Heals Physical Pain of Fibromyalgia Massage therapy is the ancient healing practice with numerous physical and mental benefits. Anyone who enjoys massage knows how wonderful it feels. It is truly one of the best and more relaxing treats we can give ourselves. However, massage goes way beyond just being a feel good…

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woman-running

Short Bursts Of Physical Activity May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain Fibromyalgia is one of the more difficult chronic pain syndromes to treat. More than ten million US adults, mostly women, suffer from this disease and are desperately looking to alleviate the daily onslaught of chronic pain, and short bursts of physical activity can help. Because those…

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fruits and vegetables

Foods That Cause Inflammation in the Body Most people do not know that, when dealing with chronic pain, inflammation can play a role in the experience of chronic pain. They also do not know that there are inflammation-producing foods that, when consumed, can increase the amount of inflammation in your body and can increase the…

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Holistic Medicine Approaches To Chronic Pain Management Chronic pain can involve any number of medical conditions, including arthritis, and fibromyalgia. Living with chronic pain is more than just taking pain pills and living with the pain. There is a lot of interplay between chronic pain and emotion and living with chronic pain often results in…

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Cayenne Pepper

Natural Remedy for Pain – Cayenne Pepper and Pain Relief Most pain or arthritis sufferers turn to their medicine cabinet to seek relief. A medical professional typically offers this suggestion. If you suffer from chronic pain or  arthritis, your physician does have your best interest at heart. They truly believe over-the-counter or prescribed pain medication…

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meditation for pain relief

How And Why Anger, Stress And Anxiety Aggravate Chronic Pain Chronic pain does not just exist in a void of only physical symptoms. People with chronic pain have true physical pain to be sure but there are many different factors that play into the perception of that pain. Your emotional state plays a big role…

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Chronic pain and Fibro

Dealing With Emotional Impact Of Living With Chronic Pain Living with chronic pain is more than just taking pain pills and living with the pain. Chronic pain has multiple emotional symptoms associated with the pain that also needs attending to. There is a lot of interplay between chronic pain and emotion and living with chronic…

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Guaifenesin protocol, natural treatment for fibro

How to Use The Guaifenesin Protocol to Treat Your Fibromyalgia What is the Guaifenesin Protocol? Guaifenesin is currently marketed in cough syrups as a natural expectorant and it is also sold in its pure form under several trade names including that of Mucinex. It is very safe to use and has no known side effects,…

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magnetic therapy for fibro

Magnet Therapy Also Called Magno Therapy for Fibromyalgia Magnetic or magnet therapy has been used as alternative therapy for healing illness for decades. Magnetic therapy for fibromyalgia has been shown to be effective in relieving pain and to increase circulation; it is also a good therapy for osteoarthritis. Magnetic or magnet therapy has been used…

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What Are The Fibromyalgia Statistics? What are the fibromyalgia statistics and what is the risk of family members developing fibromyalgia? This is a common question once you are diagnosed with fibromyalgia. According to the American College of Rheumatology 3.7 million Americans over the age of 18 years old has fibromyalgia. The National Women’s Health Center…

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