The one thing consistently recommended for fibromyalgia is exercise. The one thing we would rather not do is exercise because of the pain and fatigue it causes and the post exercise malaise as well. And yet, for me, it is a necessary evil regardless of how difficult it is. But it is quite difficult. It … Continue reading My experience with fibromyalgia and mild/moderate exercise
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 problem solved. They had a deal on where they added a soft water system for free. So why not? … Continue reading Health benefits of soft water for fibromyalgia sensitive skin and hair
How do you know someone is faking fibromyalgia? Hmm. This is a thing people google. And I can tell you the short answer right now is that statistically speaking if you assume they are not, you'd most likely be right. Because it is so rare that anyone fakes an illness. I know a lot of … Continue reading So you think someone is faking fibromyalgia?
More than half of people with fibromyalgia have migraine disease according to research. When you have both fibromyalgia and migraine disease they do not play well together, as one might suspect. And it seems to me there are more than a few reasons why this would be the case. Research has shown that when you … Continue reading When migraine disease is tangled with fibromyalgia
I have a nasty cold. And so do others in the household. My sister-in-law had to go to the ER and did the COVID test. She does not have it. She does have pneumonia though and severe asthma. So good no COVID, bad that it is pneumonia. I have the same cold, because I catch … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and the immune system
I have been having some serious pain issues with my fibromyalgia lately. It isn't a Flare because it has been ongoing for some time now and it is compromising my capacity to walk far or exercise. We do have an issue with tender points in the legs as with elsewhere so that is always an … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: leg and foot pain