Fibromyalgia – I’m Frustrated With My Doctor

fibromyalgia - I'm frustrated with my doctor

In the fibro community, one thing that’s easy to pick up on is frustration. Many people battling fibromyalgia are angry and upset. Much of this is directed at their doctors. It is true that many medical professionals don’t seem “to get” fibromyalgia. They tend to fall into one of two camps. One camp is thatRead more

Is There A Cure For Fibromyalgia Syndrome?

herbal medicine vs prescription drugs

When I visit Internet forums, I often see people wondering if there will ever be a cure for fibromyalgia. But a quick cure isn’t what I’m looking for. That’s because I don’t believe it exists. And a one-shot treatment that removes symptoms and restores health will probably never exist. That’s because what we call “fibromyalgia”Read more

Does Ibuprofen Help With Fibromyalgia Pain?

ibuprofen for fibromyalgia

Early on, in my battle with chronic pain, I tried what I thought was a quick and “easy” solution. I took a couple of ibuprofen. Then, I waited to feel better. Instead, nothing happened. Nothing at all. This over-the-counter medicine didn’t touch my pain. That made me a little worried. What was I dealing with,Read more

Cayenne Pepper For Fibromyalgia

can cayenne pepper help fibromyalgia

I’m not an herbalist. Nor have I been able to find a good practitioner who’s able to choose the right combination of plant-based medicines to heal my body. On the other hand, I’ve been blessed with wonderful homeopaths. My chiropractor is also top notch. He has somehow managed to banish my Unfortunately, with herbs, I’veRead more

Finding Meaning In Your Pain

living well despite the pain

There’s no getting around the fact that chronic pain stinks. I know, because I lived with excruciating back pain for about six years. It radiated down my leg, and prevented me from getting a good night’s sleep. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get comfortable in bed. It was no picnic being awakeRead more