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9 Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia & CFS Holiday Survival Tips

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And so another holiday season is upon us.  For ‘norms’ this season can be stressful and exhausting, and for people struggling with chronic pain, fibromyalgia, CFS and other auto immune conditions, it can throw us into days, (read weeks) of recovering. Here are 8 holiday survival tips to help you sail through the holiday season and make things a bit …

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Is Fluoride Toxic & Causing Many Health Issues?

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Did you know that fluoride could be the reason for causing a whole host of health issues?  That it is actually created out of industrial waste from aluminum, fertilizer and steel industries? That it is toxic? In fact, fluoride is a toxic endocrine disruptor that can affect your bones, brain, thyroid gland, pineal gland and even your blood sugar levels …

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Fibromyalgia 18 Tender Point Test Inaccurate, Unreliable & Outdated

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Did you know that the ‘Tender Point Test’ for fibromyalgia is outdated? This 26 year old test (1990)  has been found to be unreliable.  However, it is still being carried out by many doctors and specialists today – even though it is considered to be highly inconclusive and inaccurate! The (Outdated) 18 Tender Point Test The 18 point tender point …

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S2BMOM Pillow Review for Chronic Pain

In Reviews by Alyssa Reid2 Comments

Getting a good night’s rest can seem elusive when you are struggling with chronic pain issues such as arthritis, back pain, hip pain, fibromyalgia and CFS/ME. However, if you’re not comfortable in your bed and you don’t have good support, then you are setting yourself up for a sleep that can be disturbed and restless and waking up not only …

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Top Natural Tips to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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It’s that time of year again – the days are shorter, the weather is turning yucky for many of us and we end up going into our annual ‘slump’ aka ‘the winter blues’. There’s the depression, the fatigue, the craving for carbs… Our sleeping patterns are all over the place… And many other issues, as listed below. And these can …

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Natural, Free, Cheap & Cost Effective Pain Relief Ideas

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For many of us with chronic pain, we have gone the route of pharmaceutical medications, only to find that their effectiveness has greatly decreased and the cost of the medications not to mention the side effects  (not to mention long term effects) can often be debilitating when struggling with chronic pain conditions including fibromyalgia and ME/CFS.  It’s important to know …

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Auto Immune Conditions, Cold & Flu Season: Be Prepared!

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Yep.  We Know It All TOO Well… For those of us with auto immune conditions, such as Lupus, MS, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and CFS/ME (to name a few), we know all too well how easy it is to catch everything that is making the rounds. From colds and flu, to sore throats and norovirus…And if you have children in your life, …

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Top 8 Gifts for People with Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia & CFS/ME

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The leaves are turning, the days are getting colder…and  the gift giving (and receiving) season is going to be soon upon us.  Therefore, I thought I would share with you the top 8 gifts to give (or ask for) in my opinion for someone who has chronic pain, fibromyalgia and/or CFS/ME.  Heating Pad A good heating pad has got to …

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Dry Skin Brushing: Reduce Pain, Brain Fog, Fatigue & Much More!

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Chances are you might have heard about all the amazing benefits of dry skin brushing in regards to reducing cellulite.  However, this ancient practice used in Rome (and still used today in Scandinavia, Russia and other places), can actually help reduce pain, brain fog, fatigue and much more! It also helps blood and lymphatic circulation and has many other positive attributes…and well…just …