June 12, 2018

The FDA- Is it helping us or helping kill us?

Why does the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) exist? The original purpose was for the regulation of selling food and drugs. The Agency’s origins start in 1906 under the name of the Pure Food and Drug Act. It was created to curb manufacturer abuses. In 1930 it was officially named the FDA. The FDA’s duty […]

General Health Questions
May 27, 2018

Floroquinolone a condition that mimics Fibromyalgia

Look out Fibromyalgia patients because there is another serious health condition that is brought on by a drug that is commonly prescribed for a number of health conditions such as sinus infection, bronchitis for those who already have COPD and urinary tract infections (UTI).  This drug has so many side effects that they not only mimic […]

March 27, 2018

Sugar or Saturated Fats – Good or Bad for you?

For years you were told that saturated fats were bad for you. They caused heart disease, heart attacks, atherosclerosis and obesity. You were told to stay away from meat, butter and other saturated fats. It was drummed into you that these fats caused high cholesterol and triglycerides. All these myths, lies might be too strong, […]

March 6, 2018

Are there triggers that bring on Fibromyalgia?

The answer is YES, there are triggers that bring on Fibromyalgia. But the answer isn’t just that simple. Based upon research, if you have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, you were born with it. Most likely your great- grandparents, grandparents, parents had it before you. How it affects each individual is the variance. Some Fibromyalgia patients […]

February 26, 2018

Fibromyalgia – A Painful Experience

No one has to tell Fibromyalgia patients that their pain is real and not in their heads as many physicians have told them. Pain for a Fibromyalgia patient is real, constant and everywhere throughout their body. It can range from acute intense pain to chronic mild to again severe. It can move all over their […]

November 25, 2017

Epilogue on my book – Fibromyalgia, Falsehoods, Fakers, and Facts

I have been requested to update my book  Fibromyalgia, Falsehoods, Fakers, and Facts.  My first version went through a revision and update two years ago. Epilogue is a condensed version of what has transpired since I wrote the book four years ago. Although one might think that fours years and already one revision might be […]

October 16, 2017

The Opioid Epidemic and Fibromyalgia Patients

Sunday, October 8, 2017,  Arizona Republic “FDA warns of drug shortages. Hurricane killed power to factories in Puerto Rico.” “The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there.” With all due respect to the […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
September 17, 2017

FIBROMYALGIA for the Rich, Poor, Famous and maybe You.

Talk about “coming out”.  Lady Gaga announced she had to enter a hospital and cancel a number of future engagements due to severe body pain and fatigue that has been diagnosed as Fibromyalgia. She was very positive but she had no time schedule as to when she might be able to return to a regular […]

August 20, 2017

Woman’s Day Article Validating What We’ve Been Preaching

On a recent visit to Barnes and Noble book store with my wife, she picked up a magazine, Woman’s Day, to peruse. I was involved in other literature. As I was sitting enjoying an iced tea and reading a magazine my wife plopped down her magazine in front of me and suggested I read an […]

August 20, 2017

The “Bullying” of Fibromyalgia Patients.

There is a lot of news recently concerning “bullying” and how it is affecting our children in schools. I remember when I was in grade school there always a group of boy that seemed to pick on the little guy. It was always the inevitable sneak up and push from behind on the play ground. […]