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Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight

By Alan Mozes, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Last year, superstar Lady Gaga took to social media to announce that she has long struggled with fibromyalgia.The news has put the painful and poorly understood illness...
Posted 10/30/2018

Tai Chi Beats Aerobics for Fibromyalgia Pain

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, March 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you suffer from fibromyalgia, new research suggests tai chi might do more than aerobic exercise to ease your chronic pain."Tai chi mind-body treatment...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Dental Health and Fibro

Fibromyalgia can make routine dental work more uncomfortable. Even simple dental procedures may result in pain or anxiety. Many dentists aren't educated about chronic pain. Taking care of your teeth and gums when you have fibro requires special...
Posted 10/12/2018
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Brain Scans Suggest Pain of Fibromyalgia Isn't Imaginary

"There's a heck of a lot of stigma associated with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia. I think it's going to make a lot of people feel much better to know that there are physiologic changes you can find."By Serena Gordon, HealthDay...
Posted 10/09/2018
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Tips, Tricks, and Fibro

On MyFibroTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with fibromyalgia, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Tips and tricks for day to day life are one of the top topics most discussed. Here...
Posted 09/28/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak Chopra We all experience fear....
Posted 09/07/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of MyFibroTeam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be a way...
Posted 08/29/2018
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What fruits and vegetables are in season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...
Posted 08/28/2018
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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better. An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust. "If something...
Posted 08/16/2018
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Patience: Accepting That Control Requires Self-Care

"A waiting person is a patient person." - Henri J.M. NouwenArgh! Have you ever felt impatient at a red light, or irritated at the end of a long line for your prescription at the pharmacy? You're not alone. Patience can feel scarce when you don't...
Posted 08/09/2018
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