Health&Fitness Talk

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Massage and Fibromyalgia – Part of a solution but not a cure

Over a decade ago I had a client come see me for a massage. During the health history she mentioned that she had been diagnosed with a condition called Fibromyalgia. I had never heard of this condition and was unsure how to help her within the context of massage therapy. She said that she had been seeing a massage therapist for some time but she had retired from the profession and decided to get an appointment with me…

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Understanding Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of multiple symptoms including widespread pain and stiffness of muscles, tendons, and joints. Other common symptoms include debilitating fatigue, sleep problems, anxiety, depression and irritable bowel…

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Artificial Sweeteners Will Damage your Diet Plans
  An artificial sweetener is a sugar substitute that imitates the taste of sugar with a lot less food energy with many more times the sweetness of sucrose.  The problem is that with all the additives that artificial sweeteners have it has been known to distort the body’s natural... Read more
What foods and chemicals additives can cause arthritis pain?
Many foods out there which are disguised as “food” can seriously aggravate and cause joint and muscle pains linked with arthritis, fibromyalgia and gout. Staying clear of these foods can make your life a lot less painful and can also help in reducing pain, inflammation and stiffness.  Although it... Read more