News from the Fibromyalgia Magazine Archive

Just What is Normal?

By Sharon Stephenson. This article first appeared in the Fibromyalgia Magazine. Why not subscribe and receive the latest Fibromyalgia News every month? More information here. I receive many telephone calls from people who have either been diagnosed with Fibromylgia, or have read … read more

What Dentists Should Know about FMS/CMPS

By Devin Starlanyl and Wesley Shankland, II   The dentist is a vital and integral part of the FMS/CMP health care team. With awareness of fibromyalgia (FMS) and/or Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP) symptomology and preventative care, much pain and trauma and, most importantly, inappropriate and … read more

Coping Day to Day with Fibromyalgia

“Do you ever feel that this is just a test life? If it were a real life, surely you would have been issued a lifetime-guaranteed working body and instructions on how to use it. At times, every day may seem to you to be an obstacle course-a perverse game you play where the rules keep changing and no … read more

You and your Medical Team

By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson   Think of the people who will help you take charge of your FM as a committee, with you as its chair. Committee
members will be your GP and any specialists and auxiliary medical personnel you and your doctor agree should be
involved. Your primary support … read more

Making Life Easier – In the Kitchen!

The kitchen can potentially be one of the most dangerous rooms in the house –
and that applies to able bodied and healthy peple too! If you have a chronic
illness or disability then food preparation, cleaning, cooking and ironing
are just a few of the daily challenges you have to overcome. The … read more

Meeting a new doctor

By Miryam Ehrlich Williamson   I sympathise with you if you’re dissatisfied with your doctor but afraid to find a new one. Some positive self-talk can help in such a situation. You don’t have to leave the doctor you have until you’ve found one more suitable, so seeing a new doctor … read more

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