Archive for 'Advice'
Having a chronic condition, like fibromyalgia, is often a costly affair. To help ease those costs, many of us consider using generic forms of our medications, when possible. I recent Dr. Oz show discussed some of the concerns when getting and using generic medications and I want to share what I learned. There are regulations [...]
Sometimes we have to make a decision about whether we should take a short plane ride to our destination or a long car ride. There are many things to consider when figuring out which choice works best for your fibromyalgia. You’ll want to consider how long it takes to get to the airport because traveling [...]
Recently I took a child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification class. While practicing the techniques on adult and child dummies I realized just how physical of a task providing CPR is. Of course, that means that it is rougher on my body than the average person. I want to [...]
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) or Willis-Ekbom disease is a common overlapping condition to fibromyalgia. This is a big deal because we already deal with poor sleep and if we also have RLS we can treat that directly and probably improve our sleep. Improving sleep has been shown to also improve fibromyalgia symptoms overall. I was evaluated [...]