Fibromyalgia and the Weather

We all know that FM causes many symptoms such as relentless fatigue, muscle pain, depression, dizziness, nausea, and the list goes on. It’s also no secret that FM symptoms vary considerably between seasons, as well as with certain weather changes, not to mention temperature changes, air pressure or barometric changes, and when it rains.

How to “Live With” Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition that produces widespread pain that can literally change the life of a FM patient, but as they say, “ must go on!” Therefore, this Health Update is dedicated to discussing ways to empower you with tips to make FM as least activity restricting as possible.

Fibromyalgia: Vitamin Recommendations

This Health Update will concentrate on a few specific vitamin recommendations with the understanding that a “good” diet such as one low in glutens (wheat, oats, barley, rye), rich in fruits, vegetables, and lean meats, with an emphasis of omega 3 rather than omega 6 fatty acids, can be highly effective in and of itself.

Fibromyalgia Challenges

Fibromyalgia is a condition that usually affects different organ systems in the body, causing a number of symptoms. We recognize the importance of including chiropractic in your treatment planning…

Fibromyalgia – What is it… Exactly?

There are many conditions that can be attributed to specific causes with a clear origin and means of diagnosis.  However, there are also conditions that are obscure and can only be diagnosed by eliminating other, more common conditions.  Fibromyalgia (FM) is one of those conditions where the degree of pain and disability can be profound and life quality interrupting, yet all the tests come back negative and there are no other conditions to explain the collection of symptoms.  It is at that point when the diagnosis of fibromyalgia is typically made. … Read more…

Fibromyalgia Diet?

There has been much discussion about Fibromyalgia (FM) regarding the symptoms, various medications, exercise, and more, but there is not a lot of discussion about a very important daily activity – eating!  It’s such a simple thing… so simple it seems to have been overlooked.

One FM diet suggests a 3:3:4 ratio for fats, carbs, and protein, respectively, and, to eat 6 small meals per day rather than 3 larger meals.  The “don’t” list includes chocolate, carbonated beverages and alcohol. The “do” list mandates lots of water consumption – 8 glasses a day, or more.  … Read more…