January 15, 2014

It’s Not in Your Mind, It’s in Your Body

The National Biotechnology Information Center (NBIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released the findings of research funded by grants from Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals and Forest Laboratories that claim to have discovered a causative pathology (the science of cause and effect)  for fibromyalgia. The cause of the disease escaped researchers for years. In […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Diet, Fibromyalgia, Pain Management
October 31, 2013

Fibromyalgia: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know

Fibromyalgia, meaning muscle and connective tissue pain (also referred to as FM or FMS), is a disorder classified by the presence of chronic widespread pain and a heightened and painful response to gentle touch (tactile allodynia). Daily variations are interwoven in combinations from the following list of the most common symptoms. Central Nervous System – […]

October 8, 2013

A Fat-Burner for Fibromyalgia & CFS

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients are frequently unable to exercise due to a high level of discomfort and pain. Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) is an excellent supplement to help reduce fat stores that have accumulated for those with an inactive lifestyle. Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA, a substance not produced naturally by the human […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Diet, Fibromyalgia
September 21, 2013

What is Fibromyalgia? Can it be Treated?

Fibromyalgia, which has also been referred to as fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis and fibrositis, is characterized by chronic widespread pain, multiple tender points, abnormal pain processing, sleep disturbances, fatigue and often psychological distress. For those with severe symptoms, fibromyalgia can be extremely debilitating and interfere with basic daily activities. More and more research has validated that […]

February 8, 2013

Salicylates Complicate Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is an accumulation of seemingly unrelated conditions that arbitrarily come and go. Specialists usually treat only symptoms to their given specialty. Medications temporarily treat symptoms but do not address the disease. Research by R. Paul St. Amand M.D. found a genetically inherited involvement. While doing research, Dr. St. Amand found various defective genes adversely […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Detox, Diet, Pain Management, Salicylates
January 12, 2013

Beware Grain Danger

How Can a Gluten-Free Diet Help With Fibromyalgia? Most people have heard the word gluten, but don’t really understand what it is. Gluten is the protein in wheat, barley and rye that makes the dough sticky. Sadly, that chewy protein that makes bagels, breads and pastas taste so good is actually poison to a significant […]

Allergies, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Detox, Diet, Fibromyalgia