Fibromyalgia - September is Chronic Pain Awareness Month.

There are many symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. If you suspect that you may be suffering from this disabling disease, it is important that you seek the

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44 Memes That Nail What It's Like to Have Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia share their favorite memes and images that describe what it's like to live with the chronic illness.

Biofeedback Techniques. What is?  Biofeedback is a mind-body technique that helps teach patients how to influence their autonomic nervous systems - the part of the body that controls involuntary physical functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and brainwave frequency. This is done by attaching an electronic "cue" (usually a "beep," tone or visual image on a screen) to a measurable physiologic process. A person can thus monitor his or her internal responses. (Article)

Disorders commonly treated with biofeedback include headaches, high blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias and hot flashes.

Back pain is not a small or insignificant problem, but for many people the side effects and severity can be minimized with fairly simple changes to habits. Awareness of ideal sleep positions and the relationship between mattresses and backs are essential for keeping pain at bay during the night, and paying attention to posture and movements improves comfort throughout the day.

An in-depth guide to the basics of back pain and how to minimize symptoms with better sleep positions and ideal mattress choices.

Since my diagnosis of FMS & CFS/ME, it's been hard to maintain housework, yardwork, ect. at the same level as before I developed two full blown chronic illnesses. This article was an interesting reminder in why this is, and what a few of my options are now that my lifestyle has had to change. *Pin now read later

'Downsizing Could Simplify Your Life and Reduce Chronic Pain' ~ Guest Post by Carol Robson

'Downsizing Could Simplify Your Life and Reduce Chronic Pain' ~ Guest Post by Carol Robson ~ A Life Well Red