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Top 5 Fibro Articles for the Week of May 6, 2013

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The Top 5 Fibro Articles for the Week of May 6, 2013 are…

  • We started this week off with a warning: Everywhere you look these days, people are touting the health benefits of vitamin D. Apparently, millions of people are suffering from deficiencies of it, according to these reports, and it’s severely impacting their health. But what will definitely impact their health severely is taking too much vitamin D. Read more: Vitamin D Supplementation – Be Careful, Researchers Warn
  • “Fibromyalgia, now recognized as a true health syndrome with origins in the central nervous system…” We know that no laboratory test exists to diagnose Fibromyalgia, so find out what these researchers suggest to determine its occurrence as well as who they recommend should take over the management of the condition:
    Managing Fibromyalgia: A Guide For Physicians
  • WEATHER OR NOT: FIBROMYALGIA UNDER PRESSURE provides help with seasonal issues relating to Fibromyalgia. Seasonal changes may cause an increase in Fibromyalgia related problems, including flares. Besides an increase in usual Fibro problems, actual symptom changes can occur. Trying to figure out the weather via your body sensations, exhaustion, and pain might be one way to not only know what to wear, but to prepare for an oncoming flare—and more!
  • An increase in clostridium difficile infection (CDI) links to the use of certain anti-depressants.CDI results in more than 700,000 U.S. deaths per year. It ranks as one of the most commonly transmitted hospital infections. Depression ranks as the third most diagnosed medical condition worldwide. Researchers have been wondering about this link for a while, with good reason. Read more: Link Between Anti-Depressants And Clostridium difficile Infection
  • Clenching Your Fist Can Improve Your Memory offers some interesting advice. According to this article, you don’t need to raise your fists against Fibro fog, but rather squeeze your fists against it:

    “Unilateral hand clenching increases neuronal activity in the frontal lobe of the contralateral hemisphere. Such hand clenching is also associated with increased experiencing of a given hemisphere’s ‘mode of processing’.”



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