Fibro Daily April 28, 2013
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More and more evidence connects Fibromyalgia and Sjögren’s Syndrome, as explained in our fourth top article of the week. Sjögren’s Syndrome is also a chronic condition whose cause is not known, like Fibromyalgia. It causes excessively dry eyes and mouth. Beside being terribly uncomfortable, it can cause a cessation of tears, rotting teeth, oral infections, and trouble swallowing, among other serious problems. Read more: Fibromyalgia and Sjögren’s Syndrome
- We started the week with: A new study shows how both male and female flies behave under certain stressful situations, giving us insights into human depression. Female flies factor very strongly in the study, with slower responses in stressful situations than their male counterparts. This study on flies provides interesting insight into depression for both sexes on many levels. As most of you know, depression plays a large role in Fibromyalgia. Read more: Researchers Study Learned Helplessness In Flies And Discover The Roots Of Depression
- How the NFCPA has helped people with Fibro #fibromyalgia #BlogBoost is our second top article of the week. It features a letter by Jan Favero Chambers, President/Founder of the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association. It details how much the association has done to spread awareness about Fibromyalgia, as well as future goals. There’s lots of info in this letter, including info about Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on May 12. Make sure to share this one with your family, friends, and colleagues.
- Next, our third top article contains tips that really do need to be thought of as tools because every Fibro and Chronic Fatigue patient needs to build, repair, and run maintenance on their care routine. Therefore, find out what diet, exercise, supplements, and other tools you can add to your toolbox if they’re not already there. Read more: Tools for Fighting Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: What’s in Your Toolbox?
- And our final top article of the week is Depression: Why Life Can Feel Out Of Control. Depressed people process time and their surroundings differently than non-depressed people, which causes them to feel that their life is out of control. (“Out of control” in this case means pointless or plagued by bad luck.) A study involving a number of simple task completions helped determine this.
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