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15 Fibromyalgia Blogs To Check Out »

15 Fibromyalgia Blogs To Check Out » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Suffering from fibromyalgia can be an isolating experience but, it’s important to remember that you are not alone. The internet is full of helpful blogs created by fellow fibromyalgia patients who share their experiences, advice and support. Today I thought I would share a few of my favorite fibromyalgia blogs with you. Today also marks …
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Restrictions on Opioid Medications for Chronic Pain »

Restrictions on Opioid Medications for Chronic Pain » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Opioid medications offer an appropriate and safe treatment for some patients with chronic pain but fear of addiction has restricted access to opioids.
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The Connection Between Chronic Hepatitis C & Fibromyalgia »

The Connection Between Chronic Hepatitis C & Fibromyalgia » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Learn about the connection between chronic hepatitis C and fibromyalgia and why hepatitis C may act as a trigger for fibromyalgia syndrome.
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The Medical Search Engine For Patients: MedNexus.io »

The Medical Search Engine For Patients: MedNexus.io » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
This is a review of MedNexus.io, the new medical search engine for patients where you can find reliable health information from a variety of sources.
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Why Diagnosing Fibromyalgia Takes So Long »

Why Diagnosing Fibromyalgia Takes So Long » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Fibromyalgia is one of the most common types of chronic pain disorders. Yet, diagnosing fibromyalgia is still a long and difficult process. Let me explain.
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How To Survive College With Fibromyalgia »

How To Survive College With Fibromyalgia » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
In this guest post, Rachael shares the 6 most important lessons and skills that helped her survive college with fibromyalgia.
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Body Scan Meditation Can Change Your Relationship With Pain »

Body Scan Meditation Can Change Your Relationship With Pain » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
The body scan meditation is a healing form of meditation. It is a mindfulness practice that can be very helpful for stress, anxiety, and physical pain.
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Mindfulness Meditation For Stress & Pain Relief »

Mindfulness Meditation For Stress & Pain Relief » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Mindfulness meditation can significantly reduce the anxiety, stress, and depression that arise from chronic pain, changing the way you think and feel.
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Relaxation Response: Fight or Flight "OFF" Switch »

Relaxation Response: Fight or Flight "OFF" Switch » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
To turn off the fight or flight response, we need to activate the relaxation response. A variety of techniques can produce our body's relaxation response.
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Judging Others – We All Do It »

Judging Others – We All Do It » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Judging others is a normal and necessary part of life. However, we have a tendency to judge others by our own personal prejudices and insecurities.
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Invisible Illness: Spreading Awareness #invisiblefight »

Invisible Illness: Spreading Awareness #invisiblefight » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
I am sharing my #invisiblefight to help spread awareness for Invisible Illness Awareness Week 9/28 - 10/4 2015 because together we can make a difference.
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Mitochondrial Dysfunction In Fibromyalgia – What It Really Means »

Mitochondrial Dysfunction In Fibromyalgia – What It Really Means » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Learn what mitochondrial dysfunction is and why it causes not only pain and fatigue but many other Fibromyalgia symptoms, as well.
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Skin-Related Fibromyalgia Symptoms »

Skin-Related Fibromyalgia Symptoms » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
There are a number of different types of skin-related fibromyalgia symptoms. Intense itching, rashes, bruising and other skin sensitivities are common.
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Quell Wearable Pain Relief Review »

Quell Wearable Pain Relief Review » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Read my review of the Quell wearable pain relief device and see how it helps the chronic pain of fibromyalgia and other nerve-related conditions.
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Physical Self-Care Strategies To Manage Fibromyalgia »

Physical Self-Care Strategies To Manage Fibromyalgia » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
In this post I will share the strategies I use to maintain physical self-care and how I use the free Health Storylines app to keep me on track.
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Bladder Control Problems Associated With Fibromyalgia »

Bladder Control Problems Associated With Fibromyalgia » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it

Women with fibromyalgia are likely to experience bladder control problems such as urinary frequency, incontinence, urgency and interstitial cystitis.

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Fibromyalgia Syndrome 101: What You Need To Know »

Fibromyalgia Syndrome 101: What You Need To Know » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
This article explains what you need to know about fibromyalgia syndrome. What it is, who gets it, what causes it, and how Fibro is diagnosed and treated.
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Moving Meditation: A Great Way To Move More & Hurt Less »

Moving Meditation: A Great Way To Move More & Hurt Less » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Moving meditation combines mindfulness with gentle physical activity. It has been shown to reduce fibromyalgia pain, depression and fatigue.
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How To Manage Chronic Pain With Visual Imagery »

How To Manage Chronic Pain With Visual Imagery » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Visual imagery for pain management  involves concentrating on mental pictures or repeating positive words or phrases to reduce pain.
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Behind The Curtain: Do You Believe In Fibromyalgia?

Behind The Curtain: Do You Believe In Fibromyalgia? | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
WHEN it comes to illnesses they're pretty much straight forward...the person looks sick...and therefore is. But for many people, like myself, this isn't the case.  Our everyday lives are plagued by...

Via Mary E. Berens-Oney
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Deep Breathing Meditation Activates Relaxation Response »

Deep Breathing Meditation Activates Relaxation Response » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Deep breathing meditation arouses a relaxation response from the body which counteracts the stress response, improving fibromyalgia symptoms.
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Fight or Flight Response Overactive In Fibromyalgia »

Fight or Flight Response Overactive In Fibromyalgia » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Studies have proven that an overactive fight or flight response is linked to fibromyalgia. Learn how you can bring your mind and body back in balance.
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Fibromyalgia Is Real – It's Official! »

Fibromyalgia Is Real – It's Official! » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Fibromyalgia is real and doctors will no longer be able to say it isn't. Fibromyalgia is finally being recognized as an official diagnosis.
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How To Improve Mitochondrial Function »

How To Improve Mitochondrial Function » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
How to improve mitochondrial function and increase energy production with diet, exercise, vitamin/antioxidant therapy and avoiding mitochondrial toxins.
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Allodynia: When Your Skin Hurts »

Allodynia: When Your Skin Hurts » | Fibromyalgia | Scoop.it
Allodynia is a type of pain where your skin hurts. It is associated with fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome, neuropathy, shingles and migraine.
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