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Arthritis Foundation Conference

Last month I attended a half-day conference about arthritis and chronic illness, put on by the Arthritis Foundation. Before the event got started there were information booths covering everything from gout to magazines. Dr. Stanford Peng started off the presentations by discussing arthritis research, in great detail. He covered the types of arthritis, medicines and [...]

Fibromyalgia Book Review & Giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED I recently read Breaking Thru the Fibro Fog: Scientific Proof Fibromyalgia is Real by Dr. Kevin P. White. This book does a great job of explaining what fibromyalgia is, its history, changes within the body of someone with fibromyalgia and common misconceptions. I would highly suggest reading this book if you’re [...]

Two Exciting News Reports

Two recent news stories published in Science Translational Medicine caught my attention and got me excited. The reason they got me excited is because each story has the possibility of opening the door to new medical research and understanding. The first report was on a discovery made after doing DNA sequencing on two twins who’ve [...]

Sleep Issues with Fibromyalgia

Most people with fibromyalgia report having non-restorative sleep (the kind that leaves you waking up feeling like you haven’t rested) or trouble falling asleep. I know these have both been a problem for me since having fibromyalgia, along with having trouble staying asleep. Typically Stage IV (deep) sleep is characterized by having only slow delta [...]