Sandy asks " What medications (over-the-counter, prescription from doctor, and natural remedies/supplements/vitamins) do you use? Fibro Files Blogger Questions I use different things to attack different areas for my pain management of fibromyalgia. Exercise This is important for fibromyalgia. But I am talking about the sort of exercise we can actually tolerate. Unfortunately, when I am … Continue reading Question: My fibromyalgia treatment
So last Thursday I went for a medical review with a neurologist on behalf of my insurance company. I know I have had vestibular migraine, sporadically, since around 2009. But this, this is something constant and enduring. I am just not sure it is the same. Neither is the ENT given the difference in my … Continue reading The neurologist appointment
Winter just amps up the pain and I have no temperature control so I am constantly freezing. Constantly. So I need to manage the pain but also the infernal cold. And already my fibromyalgia is flaring big time and it isn't even Canadian cold yet. Just around -3 to -11 C. And already I am … Continue reading 7 things I use to survive the winter
The Oksa Pulse is PEMF treatment that I use for migraines and fibromyalgia. I reviewed it and then I affiliated with them because it is an awesome type of therapy for pain. Back pain, neck pain, migraines, fibro and more. You don't feel it working and it does take some consistent use to work which … Continue reading Black Friday: The Oska Pulse sale
Emotions are a completely normal experience of pain. And in high pain, it is normal to feel anger or sadness. This is because pain, in the brain, is in a circuit with our emotional center. Pain incites an emotional response. The last long stretch of brutal 9 level morning migraines had me feeling irritated and … Continue reading Chronic pain and the emotions
The first fact I want to say about fibromyalgia and disability is that Fibromyalgia varies between person to person. Some are disabled. While some are not. But we all walk that line between barely functional and disabled through our lives with fibromyalgia. We are all limited by: fibro flares cognitive dysfunction (fibro fog) The pain … Continue reading Question: Is fibromyalgia a disability?