Tag Archives: fibromyalgia

The effects of hypnosis on fibromyalgia

November 24, 2014

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The effects of hypnosis on fibromyalgia by Debbie Barcon — Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a frustrating and seldom understood illness. It is called an illness rather than a disease because there are no specific diagnostic tests to confirm or dispute its existence. The following criteria were developed by the American College of Rheumatology in 1990: widespread […]

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Food sensitivities and leaky gut

June 4, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Leaky gut syndrome and food sensitivities may be the answer to many cause-unknown type illnesses. They may also explain many of the symptoms patients have that confound and confuse some conventional physicians. Our bodies’ responses to the foods we eat are an integral part of our overall health — they […]

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Fibromyalgia: a woman’s disease?

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  Fibromyalgia is not a woman’s disease, although it is often portrayed as such. At first glance it may appear to be, because so many women are diagnosed with the condition. Fibromyalgia is not a new disease. Its many symptoms can be traced back to Biblical times and are written […]

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Fibromyalgia, fibrin and proteolytic enzymes

May 26, 2013

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by Betsy Timmerman —  It has long been known that people with chronic muscle pain or fibromyalgia have more fibrin in their tissues and blood. This fibrin, while initially helpful in the early stages of healing after an injury, can become problematic if the body does not clear itself of the agent after it has […]

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Seven steps for back pain relief

February 24, 2013

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by Dr. Julie Gorman —  Pain is your body’s alarm system telling you something is wrong. While medications often can provide temporary relief, they do not address the underlying causes of the pain. In addition, they often have unwanted side effects, such as liver damage and stomach ulcers. Dealing with pain can be difficult, but […]

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Fibromyalgia recovery made simple

September 2, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  A lot is now known about the origin of fibromyalgia symptoms, but it was not always so. We now know enough that we can affect a healing recovery in most patients, once they understand the importance of their overall health and how it affects the healing of the central nervous system […]

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Water: essential for healing

August 12, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  The liver is a major detoxifying organ, and it needs all the help it can get to do its job. This is especially true for people who suffer from fibromyalgia, as they also suffer from an overload of toxins and often have sluggish liver functions, making toxin buildup in the body […]

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Fibromyalgia and shiatsu

February 27, 2012

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by Brian Skow —  Asian medicine (which includes Asian Bodywork Therapy or ABT, Chinese herbology and acupuncture) is effective at treating conditions where emotional disturbance or stress is an underlying factor. This includes insomnia, anxiety and depression, muscular tension, headaches, digestive disturbances, menstrual dysfunction and low resistance to infection. Also included are multi-symptom illnesses such […]

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Intelligent rehab for injuries

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Starr —  Had President John F. Kennedy lived another year, his legacy likely would have included the story of his astounding recovery from the chronic pain that caused him to use crutches much of the time when the cameras were turned off. In 1961 the President’s physicians had become alarmed at Kennedy’s […]

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Effective treatment for fibromyalgia

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  More and more research has validated the notion that the symptoms of fibromyalgia derive from the same source — inflammation. This inflammatory process is often insidious and usually attacks the body’s weakest area. It can affect any organ or tissue, and may eventually affect the entire body, as is […]

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Myotherapy for lasting pain relief

February 24, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman — Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy is a technique that helps people to relieve the pain, inflammation and stiffness they may feel from disease, sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries and accidents. Myotherapy is a direct, but noninvasive outgrowth of the medical discipline of trigger point injection therapy (used by Janet Travel, M.D. to help […]

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