Fibromyalgia and Nutrition

By Liza - "Fibromyalgia symptoms are only about 30% amenable to current pharmaceutical strategies on the market." This is according to Kathleen Houlton, PhD, MPH, lead author of Potential Dietary Links in Central Sensitization in Fibromyalgia. Given that statement and the current estimate of about 5 million people struggling with fibromyalgia (and no doubt the … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and Nutrition

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5 Tips for Being a Good Friend to Someone with Chronic Illness

By Jorie - Lately I’ve been reflecting on the dichotomy of friends and chronic migraines or chronic illness. They don’t often go happily or easily hand in hand. We’ve talked about friends, relationships, and social life many times here on the blog before, and that’s because it is such a major topic for us. We … Continue reading 5 Tips for Being a Good Friend to Someone with Chronic Illness