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S2BMOM Pillow Review for Chronic Pain

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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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Have you ever experienced that when the days grow darker and colder at the onset of autumn and into winter that you feel depressed, blue, lack energy  and are always fatigued and just generally feel ‘blah’? Did you know that it is actually a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and it affects millions of people every year.  However, you can …

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Top 7 Natural, Free or Cost-Effective Pain Relief Options

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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.

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3 Top Tips to Reduce Catching Cold & Flu Bugs

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Preparing for cold & flu season is important in order to reduce infection, and this year’s Australian flu is holding no prisoners! Here are 3 top tips to reduce cold & flu bugs listed below. 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 …

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The Ultimate Cold & Flu Toolkit

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With this year’s knockout (and deadly) Australian flu aka the ‘Aussie flu’, making the rounds, there’s no better time to have this Ultimate Cold and Flu Toolkit to hand.  Be a good girl guide and be prepared!

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Healing Spiced Turmeric Milk for Inflammation, Sleep & More!

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Looking for something that’s natural, reduces inflammation, helps you sleep and does all sorts of truly amazing and healing things for your body?  Plus tastes yummy? Check out the recipe below for this Spiced Healing Turmeric Milk for Inflammation, Sleep and More and also find out a bit more about the health benefits of this truly incredible spice. Quest to Feel …

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Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia & Sleep: How Aromatherapy Can Help

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Chances are if you are reading this, then you are struggling with sleep. When you have chronic pain and fibromyalgia, sleep disturbances and insomnia are a real issue.  Perhaps you have tried medications that either don’t work, or make you groggy during the day. But there is help!  And it is all natural, too!  It’s called aromatherapy… Insomnia and sleep …

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Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain & The Weather Connection

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Remember the ongoing family ‘joke’ about how grandma could forecast the weather based on her knees being painful? And how accurate she was?  And now, it’s your turn to carry the torch as the family weather forecaster – sadly due to an increase or even flare up in your arthritis, bursitis, rheumatism, fibromyalgia and chronic pain causing you to be accurate with …

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Fibromyalgia, CFS/ME: Pain and the Nightshade Connection

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We all know that eating healthier is important, whether we have fibromyalgia, CFS/ME or not.  Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is imperative to having better health.  But what if some of the stuff we are eating is actually increasing our pain and we didn’t know it?  Nightshades (tomatoes, white potatoes, eggplant/aubergine, peppers and more) have been widely linked with increasing …

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Fibromyalgia, CFS/ME: The Pathogen Connection

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A few months ago I started investigating ‘outside of the box’ in regards to what is making me (and everyone else with fibromyalgia, CFS/ME) unwell.  I was never ‘comfortable’ with the fact that there are over 200+ co-existing conditions and symptoms that come part in parcel with these illnesses and felt that there had to be root causes that were …