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.
I recently helped moderate Dr. Teitelbaum’s webinar with the Portland Fibromyalgia – ME/CFS Group about effective treatment protocols for fibromyalgia and CFS. This is a summary of his talk, including his SHINE protocol.
I’ve done an extensive search for something to help me read and write comfortably while in bed or on the couch. This is my review of the BookBuddy – my favorite fibromyalgia helper.
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.