Pain, Posture and Fibromyalgia

Pain, Posture and Fibromyalgia

Your posture, meaning how you hold yourself when either sitting, standing or lying down, is a good indication as to where you hold stress as “muscular tension in your body”.  Tension has to go somewhere and we have to inquire within ourselves – “why is that...
Fibromyalgia – Treating the Anxious Mind

Fibromyalgia – Treating the Anxious Mind

Treating the anxiety of fibromyalgia the natural way – Many people turn to medication as their first line of defence to treat anxiety but there is a great deal of evidence to show that with the help of mind-body awareness therapy along with the right diet, vitamins...
The History of Fibromyalgia

The History of Fibromyalgia

Many believe fibromyalgia to be a modern-day ailment but in fact it’s been around for centuries albeit with names like rheumatism, neurasthenia, neuralgia, myelasthenia and fibrositis syndrome and are all recorded in medical journals dating back as far as the...
Fibromyalgia and Masking your Feelings

Fibromyalgia and Masking your Feelings

Heightened sensitivities are a common symptom of fibromyalgia and if trying to manage the pain and fatigue is not enough, we also have to manage our sensitivity to noise, light, taste, smell and touch. Hopefully not all of these will be heightened all of the time but...
Celebrating 2nd Year Anniversary for the Fibro Clinic South West

Beth’s Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Hi Beth, what were the circumstances of your fibromyalgia diagnosis? It all started in December last year when I started to feel like I had a very bad flu. I was aching all over and felt really out of sorts. I was signed off work and ended up spending Christmas in bed...
Fibromyalgia and Isolation

Fibromyalgia and Isolation

Many fibromyalgia sufferers who contact me or have visited the clinic in the past, often talk about how being diagnosed with fibromyalgia caused them to feel isolated. I totally get this having experienced this for myself and particularly once I’d realized there...
Celebrating 2nd Year Anniversary for the Fibro Clinic South West

Justine’s Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Justine’s Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Where does your story begin and what were the symptoms that concerned you prompting you to see your GP? November 2018 – I started suffering with painful shoulders and upper arms which coincided with my right thumb becoming severely...