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

Posture Pump® Gets to the Source of Fibromyalgia Neck Pain

The Posture Pump® Cervical Disc Hydrator

The pain in fibromyalgia often first shows up as chronic upper back and neck pain. In fact, recent studies have shown that the majority of fibromyalgia patients have lost the natural curve in the cervical spine. In this post I am going to tell you how a device called the Posture Pump® Cervical Disc Hydrator can be an effective home therapy for neck and upper back pain. [ Read More ]

Why You Need A Good Probiotic When You Have Fibromyalgia

Why you need a good probiotic when you have fibromyalgia

Probiotics are the good bacteria that line your digestive tract. Probiotic bacteria support your body’s ability to absorb nutrients and fight infection. Several studies have connected fibromyalgia with bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. When we have an overgrowth of bad bacteria, toxins start to build up, causing inflammation, pain, digestive problems, autoimmune disease, and even anxiety. Therefore, it is important to restore the proper balance of healthy bacteria in your digestive tract with a high-quality probiotic supplement. [ Read More ]

5 Natural Fibromyalgia Remedies You May Want To Try

5 Natural Fibromyalgia Remedies

More and more people with fibromyalgia are looking for natural ways to gain control of their symptoms. Unfortunately, there is not a one-size-fits-all solution. You may have to experiment to find what works for you. And while it may not be possible to completely eliminate the symptoms, it is possible to improve your health with natural remedies. In this guest post, Beth gives us 5 natural fibromyalgia remedies you may want to try. [ Read More ]

Chronic Illness Bloggers Holiday Giveaway

Chronic Illness Bloggers Holiday Giveaway

To kick off the holiday season Chronic Illness Bloggers is hosting a giveaway. The giveaway starts November 23 and ends December 3, 2016. Each day a chronic illness prize pack valued between $400 and $600 will be awarded to a lucky winner. So come back each day and join in the fun! [ Read More ]

How To Choose The Best Turmeric Curcumin Supplement

How to choose the best turmeric curcumin supplement

Turmeric has many powerful health benefits because it contains an active compound called curcumin. Thousands of studies have shown curcumin has natural anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-cancer properties. Curcumin has even shown that it can serve as a very effective pain-reliever. There is no doubt that most people, especially those with chronic illness, could benefit from using a curcumin supplement. But with so many different turmeric supplements available from so many different manufacturers, how do you choose the best Turmeric Curcumin supplement? [ Read More ]

7 Health Benefits Of Turmeric

7 Health Benefits Of Turmeric thumbnail

Turmeric is called the miracle spice. Numerous research studies have shown that Turmeric has many healing properties. The most interesting finding is that turmeric’s benefits equal that of many pharmaceutical medications. It is also far safer. In this guest post, Mike Jones, contributing editor for HomeRemedyShop gives us 7 health benefits of turmeric. [ Read More ]

Compression Socks Really Can Help with Joint Pain and Inflammation

Compression Socks Really Can Help with Joint Pain and Inflammation

Guest post by Sarah Jones. Have you ever considered using compression socks for your joint pain or for inflammation? If you are a sufferer of chronic joint pain and/or inflammation, then you should definitely consider wearing compression socks to help relieve your pain. Not only can they help relieve your pain and inflammation, they can give you a plethora of other benefits. [ Read More ]

8 Health Benefits of Vitamin D You Did Not Expect

8 Health Benefits of Vitamin D You Did Not Expect

Several studies report that people with fibromyalgia have low Vitamin D levels. In fact, Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to play a role in almost every major disease. Symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency include chronic pain, muscle weakness, brain fog, fatigue, depression, excessive sweating, high blood pressure, and many others. In this guest post, Carrie Snider explains the health benefits of Vitamin D. [ Read More ]

Schwartz Bioresearch November Giveaway 2016

Schwartz Bioresearch November Giveaway

I was invited to participate in Schwartz Bioresearch’s latest giveaway promotion. Schwartz Bioresearch provides high-quality supplements using only the purest and safest formulas. All of their supplements are 3rd party tested to guarantee the purity and quality of the ingredients. Through the month of November, you can enter here on the blog or on the Fibrodaze Facebook page for a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card Voucher. [ Read More ]

The Fibro Patient’s Prescription Pain Medication Dilemma

The Fibro Patient’s Prescription Pain Medication Dilemma

Controlling the abuse of prescription pain medication may be necessary but the importance of decreasing drug abuse does not outweigh the needs of millions of people who suffer from chronic and debilitating pain. In this guest, Simone Flynn explains why fibromyalgia patients are having such a difficult time obtaining prescription pain medication. [ Read More ]