Dr. Liptan answers 7 tough questions on fibromyalgia pain: Why won’t my doctor prescribe opiates? What meds make fibro pain worse? How much pain is too much? Is there a place for opiates in fibro pain treatment? How do I know when I’ve done the right amount of exercise? Etc.
Dr. Liptan visited the fibromyalgia group I co-lead, giving an overview of the pain cycle, ideas for treating each part of it, plus why fibromyalgia pain is hard to treat.
As a Health Coach who specializes in helping women with fibromyalgia, I read a ton of info on fibromyalgia. “Figuring Out Fibromyalgia” is a must-read for anyone with fibromyalgia, or anyone who knows someone with fibro. It’s one of the best books out there for both the newly diagnosed and those more educated.
Some underlying causes of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, testing options, my experiences, and cortisol chart comparisons from 2009 to 2011.
A recap of the info provided during the April 2011 seminar: what trigger points are, how they’re formed, how they affect us, prevention and treatment options.
When Jennifer began having symptoms she didn’t understand she felt embarrassed and hopeless. We talked once and I was able to give her some needed physician referrals and peace of mind.
Occupational Therapist, Jodi Johnson, speaks to the Fibromyalgia – ME/CFS Support Center community about how we can best manage our energy.