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Living with Fibromyalgia | [Christine Craggs-Hinton]

Living with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterised by pain in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Other symptoms include fatigue, sleep problems, allergies, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, headaches, morning stiffness, and problems with short-term memory and concentration. Increasing recognition of fibromyalgia means that diagnosis and treatment are increasingly likely, but self-help is still key.
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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterised by pain in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Other symptoms include fatigue, sleep problems, allergies, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, headaches, morning stiffness, and problems with short-term memory and concentration. Increasing recognition of fibromyalgia means that diagnosis and treatment are increasingly likely, but self-help is still key.

As well as tried and tested advice on how to reduce pain, boost energy levels and help with regular sleep, this new edition includes the latest in treatments, such as the popular therapy guaifenesin. It also looks at how pain is experienced, explores the possibility that fibromylagia may be due to a rogue gene, and clarifies the difference between fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

©2010 Sheldon Press (P)2013 Matrix Digital Publishing

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  • Nicky Beet
    6/17/15
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    "A mixed bag"
    What did you like best about Living with Fibromyalgia? What did you like least?

    having lived with this condition for 11yrs (so far) some of the information was a very useful recap.For somebody new to the diagnosis or a loved one it has plenty of wonderful bits of advice on how to deal with it.
    On the downside it has a very clear alternative medication anti pharmaceutical agenda.A lot of the things recommended are little short of quackery and often very expensive whilst offering little more than a placebo.I strongly recommend people to stick with the advice of medical professionals regarding your medication regime.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    there was plenty of good advice in the book regarding exercise and trying to stay positive and how to deal with others while you try to live as best as one can.That being said as i stated above some of the advice is quite dangerous.It is wonderful if you can cope with little medication but it does offer the best way to treat it.It takes a long time to find the meds that work best for you+there are downsides of everything.You certainly should not feel guilty though if you need all your prescribed drugs.there are good reasons why conventional treatment is thus called.Just because something is natural it does not automatically make it good for you.there are after all many toxins+poisons that are totally natural.


    What three words best describe Norman Gilligan’s performance?

    i cant find three words to describe the performance.but it is odd when a man reads a womans books+vice versa
    also some of the pronunciations were poor


    Was Living with Fibromyalgia worth the listening time?

    definitely

    was a good listen just be selective with what you take from it


    Any additional comments?

    first of all good luck dealing with a very trying+tiring illness
    it may take a long time+many different components to find what works best for you but it is worth it

    i still have days where i cant move+need help with all aspects of life but i have re discovered my love of life+your approach will probably be different from mine but audible is a huge help.as is education+interaction with the world

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