Fibromyalgia and the Benefits of Breathing Exercises

Fibromyalgia and the Benefits of Breathing Exercises

Most of the time we don’t think about breathing, we just take it for granted and it doesn’t even enter into our awareness but  breathing has an immediate impact on your mind and body. It makes sense for you to get familiar with your breath if you have been diagnosed...
Fibromyalgia New Year’s Resolutions

Fibromyalgia New Year’s Resolutions

Fibromyalgia is a big part of my life – but it’s not my whole life, it’s just a chapter in my story where recovery and healing aren’t my goals, or on my list of New Year Resolutions,  but instead they are a way of life that has to be lived, whether I like it or...
Fibromyalgia and Problems with Sleep

Fibromyalgia and Problems with Sleep

One of the most common topics we get asked about at the clinic is whether sleep problems are symptomatic of fibromyalgia and although problems with sleep are very common, it’s not quite so simple to answer. This is because it may well be a direct symptom for some...
Fibromyalgia – Cold hands and feet

Fibromyalgia – Cold hands and feet

A common symptom of fibromyalgia is cold, painful hands and feet which might not just be due to the cold weather.  For some fibromyalgia sufferers these symptoms are ongoing no matter the weather and may have an underlying cause: Thermal Allodynia causes...
Fibromyalgia and Vitamin B12

Fibromyalgia and Vitamin B12

Are you getting enough Vitamin B12? Vitamin B12, also called cobalamin, is an essential dietary micronutrient and is commonly deficient in those that suffer with Fibromyalgia.  According to NHS information, the absorption of vitamin B12 may be affected by certain...
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...
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...