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Costochondritis/Tietze’s Syndrome – 5 Things That Help!

In Blog by Alyssa Reid18 Comments

  Many of us with fibromyalgia, CFS/ME experience the very sore, tender ( and sometimes scary!) condition known as  costochondritis (which seems to be cross-referenced a lot with Tietze’s Syndrome). Costochondritis and Tietze’s syndrome are painful, inflamed areas  in your chest and rib area. Here’s a list of 5 things (listed below) , which can help reduce the pain and tenderness. …

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

In Blog by Alyssa Reid2 Comments

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 …

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

In Blog by Alyssa Reid3 Comments

Whether the leaves are turning, the days are getting colder…and the gift giving (and receiving) season is upon us, or just any time of the year, giving (or receiving!) a gift that helps reduce chronic pain and some symptoms of fibromylagia and CFS/ME can truly make a difference.   Therefore, I thought I would share with you my top 8 …

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Chronic Pain & the Injustice of it All

In Blog by Alyssa Reid2 Comments

With a whopping estimated 28 million adults in the UK living with chronic pain, and 100 million in the US, there is no doubt that we are dealing with an enormous epidemic, coupled with a spiralling out of control opioid epideimic (particularly in the US) as a result. And then there is a whole other side to the story. Poor treatment, …