Have you noticed fatigue or brain fog shortly after eating? An intolerance to certain carbohydrates may be contributing to your symptoms! The typical North American gets nearly 50% of his/her calories from carbohydrates. (1) I believe it can be safely argued that for the majority of people, these are refined carbohydrates. Contrast that with our […]
Heal Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Naturally
What if there were ways to alleviate the symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue beyond endless prescriptions for more medication?
Dietary changes will improve fibromyalgia symptoms. Lifestyle alterations can increase energy. But all too often, these changes feel overwhelming. When a change is overwhelming, we don’t do it.
We’ve broken down how to treat fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue into small, easy-to-do steps.
No matter how tired you are, you’ll be able to take these steps to improve your symptoms.
Take your first step towards beating fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue by reading the following articles:
For our most recent writings on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, scroll down.
Why is it harder to get out of bed during the winter months? Perhaps you’re finding a substantial decrease in energy in the afternoon? Like an intense need to sleep between three and four PM. Or, perhaps getting out of bed in the morning involves hitting the snooze button 10+ times. If so, you’re not alone. […]
What if there was one measurable personality trait that could help you stop being so tired? Well, according to recent research, there is. Dr. Angela Duckworth is an expert on grit. And grit is likely what will determine your success or failure in a given endeavor. Including beating chronic illness and feeling tired all the time. […]
In Canada, 40% of adults are overweight. And 20% of Canadian adults are obese. (1) The main contributor to this: the food we eat. The food you eat, or, your diet is one of the main contributors to your health and well-being. Altering it can be one of the more challenging endeavors. Especially when it’s a complete […]
Note: This is the first article in an ongoing series. Make sure to check out the other articles after finishing this one: The Fibromyalgia Diet: Weight Loss The Fibromyalgia Diet: Food Type Could gluten be causing your fibromyalgia? People with both irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia are nearly seven times as likely to have undiagnosed celiac […]
Note: This is the second article in an ongoing series. Make sure to check out the other articles after finishing this one: The Fibromyalgia Diet: Gluten Free The Fibromyalgia Diet: Weight Loss “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Although fibromyalgia wasn’t a known condition when Hippocrates was alive, his words still […]
Note: This is the second article in an ongoing series. Make sure to check out the other articles after finishing this one: The Fibromyalgia Diet: Gluten Free The Fibromyalgia Diet: Food Type Could improving fibromyalgia symptoms be as simple as achieving a healthy body weight? Yes! It should come as no surprise that a healthy […]
Do weight training and other forms of exercise make fibromyalgia worse? Or, could it actually improve both pain and fatigue levels? Research shows people suffering from fibromyalgia who follow a supervised exercise program actually experience improvements in many areas of their health. The information from a number of studies looking at the effects of exercise […]
Should everyone diagnosed with fibromyalgia be booking regular visits with their massage therapist? Or, does massage therapy do more harm than good for those suffering from chronic pain conditions? When you develop sore muscles or wake up with a knot in your neck, what’s your go-to remedy? For many of us, massage therapy is the […]
What’s the difference between a syndrome and a disease? Does having a syndrome make the symptoms any less real? Diseases and syndromes are two commonly used medical terms with similar meanings. While one is often taken more seriously than the other, in reality there is not a significant amount of difference between the two. They […]