Fibromyalgia information and self-care tips for living a better life despite chronic illness.

Can Ginger Help With Fibromyalgia Pain?

Can ginger help with fibromyalgia pain?

Most people know that ginger helps relieve upset stomach and nausea. But did you know that ginger acts as a natural pain reliever? In this guest post, Stephen explains some of the health benefits ginger has to offer, why ginger may ease fibromyalgia pain and ways to get more ginger in your diet. [ Read More ]

The Fay Farm Rejuvenation Lotion Review

The Fay Farm Rejuvenation Lotion Review

If you read my blog, you know that I love products made by The Fay Farm. This time, I am reviewing their Rejuvenation lotion which is great for use on deep joint and aching muscle pain. In fact, the lotion was made with chronic pain sufferers in mind. The Fay Farm consulted fibromyalgia, small fiber neuropathy, and multiple sclerosis sufferers while developing their Rejuvenation lotion. [ Read More ]

Daily Body Restore Helps Restore Your Gut & Immune Health

Daily Body Restore Helps Restore Your Gut and Immune Health

Considering 80 percent of the immune system is located in the digestive tract, maintaining a healthy gut is crucial to support overall health and immunity. Two of the most important ingredients for healthy digestion are digestive enzymes and probiotics. So when I was asked to try a product, Daily Body Restore which contains both probiotics and digestive enzymes in one pill, I was happy to do it. [ Read More ]

PatientBank Makes Tracking Down Your Medical Records Easy

PatientBank Makes Tracking Down Your Medical Records Easy

Although we have a right to request our medical records, that doesn’t mean we can get them easily. One of the problems, especially with chronic illness, is that our health records are often scattered across many different healthcare providers. Tracking down all of your doctors’ reports, lab test results, x-rays, and hospital records can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and expensive. This is where PatientBank can help. [ Read More ]

Can Drinking Alcohol Actually Ease Fibromyalgia Pain?

Can Drinking Alcohol Actually Ease Fibromyalgia Pain?

A couple of studies in recent years report that drinking alcohol can help relieve fibromyalgia pain and symptom severity. That seems contradictory since most of us with fibromyalgia cannot tolerate alcohol without feeling sick. In this guest post, journalist Stephen Bitsoli explains what the research says about drinking alcohol when you have fibromyalgia. [ Read More ]

Never Forget To Take Your Meds Again With PillDrill

Never Forget To Take Your Meds Again With PillDrill

How often do you forget to take your medications? Did you already take them? Did you actually take them or are you confusing thinking about taking your meds with actually taking them? It’s easy to become confused especially when taking multiple medications and supplements. Add in pain, fatigue, and brain fog and who knows whether you’ve taken your meds of not. This is called medication non-adherence. It’s a big problem and one that PillDrill can help solve. [ Read More ]

OSKA PULSE Stops Pain With Cutting Edge Technology

OSKA PULSE Stops Pain With Cutting Edge Technology

Back in November, I was offered the opportunity to try out a pain management device called the Oska Pulse. The Oska Pulse optimizes innovative, cutting edge technology to help reduce muscle stiffness and inflammation, help ease chronic pain and increase mobility. In this post, I am going to tell you how Oska Pulse works and why it is my new favorite pain management tool. [ Read More ]

The Whole Health Approach For Treating Chronic Illness

The Whole Health Approach for Treating Chronic Illness

The whole health approach for treating chronic illness emphasizes healing of the whole person – mind, body, and spirit, rather than only the illness itself. It’s an approach that requires you to actively participate in enhancing the quality of your health. But, where do you start? Keep reading for my review on The Whole Health Life book and The Connection documentary. Both offer evidence-based solutions to help you improve your health from every aspect, mentally, physically, and spiritually. [ Read More ]

Book Review: Life Beyond Chronic Pain by Jaime Heidel

Life Beyond Chronic Pain

Are you interested in relieving your pain naturally but don’t know where to start? Or maybe like me, you have tried different natural remedies that just haven’t worked. Even if you have tried and failed, there is still hope. Life Beyond Chronic Pain is a step-by-step guide to healing chronic illness naturally. This book will show you how to heal your chronic illness with 4 steps that have to be executed in the right order. [ Read More ]

10 Common Hidden Illnesses Explained Infographic

10 Common Hidden Illnesses Explained

Many health conditions, chronic illnesses, and diseases are often invisible to the eye. This infographic “Common Hidden Illnesses Explained” was created by Victoria Abbott-Fleming. Victoria is the founder of a chronic pain charity called Burning Nights. The infographic provides an overview of ten of the most common hidden illnesses, along with their symptoms and causes, as well as possible treatments. [ Read More ]