Fibromyalgia Blog

Guaifenesin Protocol Interview

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The Guaifenesin Protocol for treating fibromyalgia has been around for over 25 years and it has always been somewhat controversial. The only significant research study on this treatment method (read about it HERE) did not support its effectiveness, but advocates of the protocol point out significant flaws in how the study was conducted as well […]

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Testing Fundamentals

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Researching and testing different treatment options for the purpose of figuring out what will work best for you is fundamental to getting better. Your doctors do not know what will prove most effective for you. Books cannot tell you, websites offer no cure (including mine!) and there is no magic solution that works for everyone. […]

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Care Provider Expansion

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Today’s blog is a bit different as I want to discuss some happenings relative to the technology behind the FibroTrack online fibromyalgia management system. I am doing this to seek input and ideas from others that may help in guiding some new development projects. Since FibroTrack launched back in December, I have received a number […]

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Big Data – Big Hope!

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Among the biggest challenges facing medical professionals when it comes to treating fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions is understanding how and why symptoms occur. Fibro is a shape shifter. It changes and moves around the body, often without any apparent cause or reason. Effective treatment varies from patient to patient. For medical professionals, trying […]

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Deciphering the Deceptive

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Your body speaks to you every day. The symptoms that you experience are messages that your body is sending you. Messages telling you that something is wrong! Pain is the bodies means of letting you know that something is not right and it needs to be fixed. The problem with fibromyalgia is that often, these […]

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“Fight Hard” vs “Fight Smart”

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Many skeptics and members of the “Fibro Ignorant” feel that individuals with fibromyalgia could recover if they would only try harder. They observe that many with fibro do not exercise, are significantly overweight, have terrible diets, live a fundamentally unhealthy lifestyle and appear to be doing very little on their own to get better. They […]

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Making Progress

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Fibromyalgia is such an up and down roller coaster. Sometimes it seems like nothing goes right and things that were making sense are suddenly all out of whack again, and then at other times its like some crazy complicated scheme has all come together. We have had both over the past couple of months. Healing […]

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“Be Better” vs “Get Better”

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I have a simple question for you. Please: Seriously think about this. It could hold the key to really helping you overcome fibromyalgia. Do you just want to “Be” better….   or are you willing to “Get” better? There is a huge difference between the two choices. The first implies an instant transformation. To suddenly be […]

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FibroTrack Update 2-11-13

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Lots of great stuff is happening with FibroTrack so lets jump right into reviewing what’s going on and what new stuff is coming soon! I posted the video interview last week with Dr. Deborah Barrett, author of Paintracking. When I first posted the video I really goofed and somehow managed to upload the incorrect edited […]

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Deborah Barrett Interview!

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This video interview with fibromyalgia expert Dr. Deborah Barrett reviews her fabulous book “Paintracking” and digs into effective processes for managing fibromyalgia and reducing symptoms! If your interested in learning about “How” to manage your fibro – watch this video!

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