Fibromyalgia and Nutrition

Fibromyalgia and Nutrition

Fibromyalgia (FM) is truly a challenging condition to manage, as anyone with this condition will attest to! In the past, we’ve discussed many management strategies, including dietary suggestions. Although much of the nutritional information available about FM...
Fibromyalgia Diagnosis: A Breakthrough!

Fibromyalgia Diagnosis: A Breakthrough!

Confirming the diagnosis of fibromyalgia (FM) is challenging, as there are no blood tests to verify accuracy of the diagnosis like so many other disorders. However, blood tests are needed when FM is suspected to “rule in/out” something else that may be mimicking FM...
Fibromyalgia and Sleep Interference

Fibromyalgia and Sleep Interference

Fibromyalgia (FM) affects the entire body, which makes the diagnosis challenging! A VERY common issue with patients struggling with FM includes problems related to sleep. This goes beyond the number of hours one “tries to sleep” but rather the quality of sleep and...
Fibromyalgia and the Immune System

Fibromyalgia and the Immune System

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition with a polarized audience comprised of those who believe it’s real and those who don’t. This interesting political-like conflict is, in a large part, centered around the topic we discussed last month concerning the causes of FM. This...
Fibromyalgia – Do We Know The Cause?

Fibromyalgia – Do We Know The Cause?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition that is characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, and an increased pain response. Symptoms can include tingling of the skin, muscle spasms, weakness in the arms and legs, nerve pain, muscle twitching, bowel disturbances, chronic sleep...