FYBROMYALGIA GOOD HEALTH HINTS
I have been fighting Arthritis for many, many
****A few years ago I was also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia............
****Fortunately, I was able to attend a Fibromyalgia group at our local
****Perhaps I can help others with my helpful hints for living with
aches and pains and eliminating them.
****One of the most helpful things I have tried is shower exercises
first thing in the morning.
****Caution: Be sure you have very secure footing in bathtub.
****The nice warm water loosens the muscles which tighten during the
night. I do five repeats of each exercise, by putting plug in tub the warm
water soothes the feet too.
****A Warm Herbal Bath is Relaxing for the Muscles.
****I have started pool exercises and they are also very helpful.
****Claustrophobia is also a problem.
****Lights may need to be dimmed or the vision can blurr, especially
those bright fluorescents.
****Medication may help for a short time and then may have to be
changed to something new.
new thing I have tried is Sun Tanning. My friend suggested this and it is
relaxing and the warmth is great. The added bonus, of course, is a suntan
****I also take a daily walk even if it is through a mall or large
store. This also loosens the muscles.
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****Fibromyalgia..occurs when the neuromuscular systems are not working
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****Fibromyalgia can cause much pain, loss of elasticity and stiffness
in the muscles not the joints. One never knows when these are going to
occur.... This is the biggest problem.
****The myofacia and synapse are the two places where problems occur.
Myoficia is a thin film of tissue that covers tiny muscle fibers. Synapse
is the nerve conduction chemical holder. When there is a disruption in
nerve transmission..then there is a problem. Being under stress is not a
****Dampness and cold or draughts are the worst things and warmth feels
****Please remember that these are only my observations and those from
others I have known.
GOOD HEALTH IS YOUR MOST IMPORTANT ASSET
Got that bad old Flu???...My Dad always had the cure..he would
drink a whole bottle or frozen can of Orange Juice in one day and his cold
was on the run.
An alternative is to take extra Vitamin "C" tablets
OLD FASHIONED HOME REMEDIES
Colds and Flu Relief
Doctors still recommend:
Plenty of rest
Chicken Soup really does work
Add some Cayenne Pepper
Drink some Peppermint Tea or Ginger Ale
Zinc and Echinaucia
Wash hands to keep germs from spreading
Flu can be beaten...there are always flu shots and now the
pneumonia shot too.
ASA is good (but should be used by Adults only)
Humidifiers will help for those who are having trouble
I have also found the new Herbal Cough Drops are great.
Chewing regular gum even helps a raw throat by keeping it
OLD FASHIONED HOME REMEDIES