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Fibro No Longer a Diagnosis of Exclusion?

Fibro Daily September 4, 2013

According to one doctor speaking at this year’s aptly named PAINWeek conference in Las Vegas. According to Dr. Gary W. Jay, MD, FAAPM, a pain management specialist from  North Carolina, physicians should stop thinking of Fibro as a diagnosis of last resort, instead focusing on the American College of Rheumatology ‘s three diagnostic criteria: Widespread pain index

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Study: Back Pain Treatment Overused

Fibro Daily August 28, 2013

For this of us with chronic back pain, finding the right treatment can be a huge pain. It seems that for every doctor or health professional that you ask, you get a different opinion about what treatments work best and which should be avoided. Traditionally, doctors have opted for more conservative treatment approaches over aggressive

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Legislating Consumption

Fibro Daily June 14, 2013

In regards to our former post about Proposed Efforts To Restrict Marketing Of Large Sodas Can Have A Substantial Impact On Population Health, do you think your life as a Fibromyalgia patient would be better with such a law in place? Some people blame obesity for Fibromyalgia or worse, accuse people who suffer from weight

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IBS Triggers

Fibro Daily June 13, 2013

Seems like Fibromyalgia and Irritable Bowel Syndrome have joined in some kind of evil conspiracy to wreck havoc on the body. Well, we’ll show them! You have to fight bowels problems with fire is what my grandmother always said. Wait…no, that’s what Fibro fog made me say. In fact, stay clear of fire altogether in

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Post Recommendation: How Can One Make CFS/ME/Fibro Recovery Programs/Coaching Affordable?

Fibro Daily June 13, 2013

Hey, Fibro Warriors! Our 18th Fibro Warrior of the Week, Dan Neuffer, is having a discussion on his Facebook page that you should read and comment on called How Can One Make CFS/ME/Fibro Recovery Programs/Coaching Affordable? Join the conversation! After all, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome rely on strong community support and participation, seeing as

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Binge Drinking Linked to Insomnia

Fibro Daily June 12, 2013

It’s not unusual for people with health issues to turn to alcohol. A new study shows that people with insomnia often binge drink. The reasons for drinking in any pattern are numerous: people with insomnia turn to it in hopes of relaxing enough to sleep, or those who suffer from other health issues might turn

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Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

Fibro Daily June 11, 2013

Have you eaten any watermelon this year? The ones I’ve eaten here in the States are super sweet and delicious! Here’s a recipe for a yummy watermelon smoothie that also contains banana. Both fruits offer a wealth of vitamins and deliciousness. It also contains non-fat Greek yogurt. It takes only ten minutes to make this

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