Keeping Your Cool

Keeping Your Cool

As much as we love the sunshine and feel so much better when the sun is shining, after all it helps to produce serotonin, the happy chemical, as well as boosting our Vitamin D. But the flip side if you have fibromyalgia is the irregularities in the body’s temperature...
Fibromyalgia and Tuning into your Vagus Nerve

Fibromyalgia and Tuning into your Vagus Nerve

You might of heard of the vagus nerve and vagal tone stimulation, or there again you might not, but it’s not like it’s something new. It was discovered back in 1921, by physiologist Otto Loewi, when “vagustoff” became the first confirmation of...
Fibromyalgia and the Nervous System

Fibromyalgia and the Nervous System

Did you know that your nervous system has more than 90,000 miles of sensations!  Wow!  That’s amazing but not so if you have fibromyalgia and especially if you’re suffering with heightened sensitivities and sensations go through the roof.  Also to...
Fibromyalgia Tender Points vs Trigger Points

Fibromyalgia Tender Points vs Trigger Points

If you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you’re probably familiar with the term  “tender points” and you’ll certainly know how excruciatingly painful they can be.  Or you might be at the stage when you’re just starting off your fibromyalgia research,...
Fibromyalgia FAQ’s

Fibromyalgia FAQ’s

How can I contact you? You can contact us here https://thefibroclinicsouthwest.co.uk/contact-the-fibro-clinic-south-west/ please leave your contact no and we will return your call. What kind of support do you offer? We offer one to one fibromyalgia support,...
Lisa S. Accepting I have Fibromyalgia

Lisa S. Accepting I have Fibromyalgia

Tell us who you are and a little bit about yourself. Hello I’m Lisa. I’ll be 30 this year, I live in Exeter with my partner and I’m a fulltime nurse.  I wanted to share my story because I was so moved by the other stories shared on Fibromyalgia Chronicles and...
Fibromyalgia – Stitched up with Worry

Fibromyalgia – Stitched up with Worry

Fibromyalgia in itself is a condition that creates its own set of worries, like – what’s happening in my body now? Or, if I do this or that, will it hurt? Or, where’s my brain today? You’ll know what I mean if you have fibromyalgia. It’s difficult not to worry when...