Why Does Avoiding Sugar Help People with Fibromyalgia?
Avoiding Sugar Helps By: Nikola Weisman When you are living with fibromyalgia, you may often find yourself giving into sugar cravings, especially when your energy fuel tank is low. When living with pain, it’s easy to become inactive, gain weight, become [...]
Low Dose Naltrexone & Fibromyalgia
By: Sajad Zalzala, MD What is Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)? Low Dose Naltrexone more commonly known as LDN. is an oral medication scientifically-proven to reduce chronic inflammation, autoimmunity, fatigue, and chronic pain. Initially Naltrexone prescribed at doses of 50mg [...]
Finally Someone to Care
By: Lauryn East Will somebody care? In February of 2014 I was t-boned at an intersection by a texting driver. For nearly three years, I spent about 10 hours a month going back and forth between doctors’ offices and [...]
A Wonderful Life Sentence
Turning Lemons into Lemonade By: Jennifer Miles One of life's biggest lemons for me, which has allowed me to make tons of lemonade out of it would have to be… given a wonderful life sentence of an incurable disease! [...]
National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day 2021
NFA intern Nikola Weisman interviews long time NFA member Angie Schmucker about this years Awareness Day event “Turning Lemons into Lemonade."
Taught By My 3 Legged Dog
How Pink Taught Me ©2021 By Nancy Gordon, LCSW “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response, lies our growth and our freedom.” ~Victor Frankl, Austrian [...]
Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Ann’s Journey
Diagnosed!! By Sabrina Ann Hawkins: I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia (FM) in 2015. My journey has been very long and tiring. I will make my story short. It began in November of 2014. I was having all over nerve [...]
(LDN) Low-Dose Naltrexone
Have you heard about the use of Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) to decrease symptoms in people with fibromyalgia? Recently a series of studies at Stanford University, and reported online in Pain Medicine, found that the drug reduced the severity [...]
Sleep Helps to Reduce FM Symptoms
By Nikola Weisman Sleep and Worsening FM Symptoms Researchers have found that more than 90% of FM patients struggle with sleep disturbances, correlated with pain severity and the number of tender points. According to an article on the relationship [...]
Pain Management for Fibromyalgia
Stop the Pain By: Paula Ehmer In my 40's I started to experience headaches and muscle spasms in my sides that would take my breath away and I would get close to blacking out. I finally went to the [...]
Got Grief? I Got Relief!
Grief Solution at Movies with Nancy “to Manage Your Mind and Heal Your Heart” ™ Covid19 has been a heart-breaking trigger for loss and grief worldwide. I feel it a lot personally and professionally in many different ways. One of [...]
One Long Journey With Fibromyalgia
My Long Journey By: Candy Bashore My long journey with Fibromyalgia started 29 years ago. I was 27 and had endured 3 surgeries in the span of 4 months. I had a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old, and my last [...]