Fibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response

The two other posts in Mini-Series: Getting to know your Fight, Flight and Freeze responseWays to calm your fight or flight response I was curious what sort of research there was on Fibromyalgia and our automatic nervous system (ANS) triggering the Fight, Flight or Freeze response. My curiosity comes from the fact that some symptoms … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response

Fibromyalgia fatigue: hitting the wall

Fibromyalgia fatigue is the second rated major symptom of fibromyalgia behind pain and can be more impactful than the pain itself at times. Fatigue, like pain, varies day to day, month to month. It is a heavy constant state of weariness and lack of energy as well as mental fatigue that is immensely hard to … Continue reading Fibromyalgia fatigue: hitting the wall

Fibromyalgia brain fog tips and tricks to try out

Brain fog is a symptom of many chronic illnesses and chronic pain. The cognitive symptoms of Fibro Fog are well known in fibromyalgia. Just seems that when we get ill and our bodies get fatigued or are fighting pain, or both, add in some lack of sleep… you get brain fog. Symptoms include: I listed … Continue reading Fibromyalgia brain fog tips and tricks to try out

Health benefits of soft water for fibromyalgia sensitive skin and hair

Recently our hot water tank died a slow death. So we had to get a new one with no funds to really actually do that. We went with a company that rents them to households and the problem was solved. They had a deal on where they added a soft water system for free. So … Continue reading Health benefits of soft water for fibromyalgia sensitive skin and hair

With Fibromyalgia why all the allergies, sensitivities and even non-allergic Rhinitis?

I have allergies and it seems like they just get worse as I get older. And sensitivities that get worse as I get older. And reactions to chemicals and scents and.... and... I have reacted to normal hair dye, vegan hair dye, natural sensitive skin lotions, normal shampoos (allergic to SLS sulphates apparently) and every … Continue reading With Fibromyalgia why all the allergies, sensitivities and even non-allergic Rhinitis?