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Harnessing your fibromyalgia anxiety with mindfulness meditation

Harnessing your fibromyalgia anxiety with mindfulness meditation

“Breathe and let be”, Jon Kabat-Zinn Within the last two decades the concept of mindfulness meditation has been adopted by schools, hospitals, businesses, police and even the military. Those who teach/mentor MM to people in the huge business of organized sport, the corporate world, the military, no doubt live with some degree of contradiction in their lives. …

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Fibromyalgia is NOT a 'Disease'! Manual therapists to "help"?

Fibromyalgia is NOT a ‘Disease’! Manual therapists to “help”?

“Names are not always what they seem”, Mark Twain How to go about convincing experts and the general population that fibromyalgia is not a disease, but a Medically Unexplained Syndrome (MUS)? It is in fact, a dis-ease. It is mysterious in the ways in which it exhibits itself with a vast array of features, but …

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Fibromyalgia and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Fibromyalgia and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf”, Jon Kabat-Zinn Several years ago I was privileged to take the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course, not once, but twice from a wonderful therapist. To practice what I learned requires discipline and daily/moment to moment awareness. Unfortunately, after several crises, real and/or imagined, I recently …

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Fibromyalgia: the mosaic of treatments

Fibromyalgia: the mosaic of treatments

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom”, Bertrand Russell I believe that those of us with central sensitization, that is, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue , or to call it by another name -“post traumatic stress disorder”, all suffer from chronic anxiety/ fear. These terms are , in my view,  interchangeable. They can keep us imprisoned …

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Fibromyalgia and Medical Marijuana Revisited

Fibromyalgia and Medical Marijuana Revisited

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in”, Leonard Cohen-Anthem Cannabinophobia has resulted in a frenzy of political, medical, social and cultural chaos for generations in spite of the fact that this herb has been around for 38 million years. Prohibition against cannabis usage has resulted in billions of dollars spent trying …

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10 Home Remedies for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Fibromyalgia is a condition that is characterized by extensive pain in muscles and joints. This pain is frequently accompanied by poor sleep and fatigue over and above, issues with memory and temper. Understand that there is no cure for fibromyalgia, but there are different ways to manage it symptoms. Activate your lifestyle: Quite a lot of …

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Cognitive behavioral therapy is useful for fibromyalgia patients

According to Juan V. Luciano, Ph.D., a psychologist and researcher at Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona, Spain said, “there is an agreement among the researchers that fibromyalgia syndrome may not be a single disease and the subcategories of the fibromyalgia patients may be identifiable.” He also adds, “Developing meaningful treatments that patients …

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