Fibromyalgia and Quitting Sugar

Fibromyalgia and Quitting Sugar

Food cravings, especially sugary or fat laden treats, are all too common when you have fibromyalgia.  It’s not that they’re a direct symptom, but cravings are more of a consequence of fibromyalgia and there’s several reasons for this which involve both a...
Fibromyalgia – Beyond the Misery

Fibromyalgia – Beyond the Misery

When you live with fibromyalgia and having to juggle your life around it, it’s understandable that you will have times when it can make you feel pretty miserable. This type of misery, albeit something we’d rather not have, is intermittent and something...
Fibromyalgia and Living Through a Pandemic

Fibromyalgia and Living Through a Pandemic

You can almost smell it, you can certainly sense it – this toxic manifestation of stress,  forming a big black cloud of fear over us – the pandemic. For almost a year Covid-19 has been in everyone’s thoughts, with worries over our own health and that of others, an...
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...