5 Pacing Tips

You’ve recently been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, or maybe you’ve been living with it for a while. The pain is relentless. The exhaustion makes you feel like you’re half dead. And knowing this, your doctor still tells you “Get some exercise. You’ll feel better.” You look at your doctor in stunned amazement. How could a person…

Why are hot flashes and sweating symptoms of fibromyalgia?

I wish I could provide a clear answer for this question but no one really knows what is going on physiologically in people with fibromyalgia. We know it affects the nervous and endocrine systems – I’d say that’s about all that is known with a degree of certainty. A recent study included this observaton: Cortical…

Are there any vitamins that help fibromyalgia?

Vitamins and minerals can be very helpful in fibromyalgia, although the benefit derived varies from person to person. Magnesium and Vitamin D have been highlighted. B Complex vitamins can also make a difference, Vitamin B1 (thiamine) in particular. People with fibromyalgia often experience intense fatigue along with widespread pain. There is a growing body of…