Monthly Archives: November 2009

Fibromyalgia: Trauma, Sleep disturbances, Night terrors, Sleep walking, Nightmares

“Trauma is so arresting that traumatized people will focus on it compulsively”, Peter Levine There are so many various kinds of sleep disturbances that it becomes somewhat of a check list to differentiate between them all. Some of us suffer … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, amygdala, bed and sex, Captain Trevor Greene, de-catastrophize, Fibromyalgia, Iraq, melatonin, napping, neuroplasticity revolution, new brain pathways, night terrors, nightmares, peter levine, retraining the brain, sleep disturbances, sleepwalking, terrorism, therapists, tips for a good night sleep, trauma | 10 Comments

Fibromyalgia: Numbness, Tingling, Pins and Needles

” The world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it”, Helen Keller A condition called paresthesia results in numbness, tingling and pins and needles in the limbs, due to disturbances in the nerve pathways. Those of … Continue reading

Posted in camphor, cold packs, disturbed sleep, Epsom salts, harriet lerner, numbness in arms at night, paresthesia, peripheral neuropathy, pins and needles, QiGong, sleep disturbances, sore knees, stretch, tingling in limbs, twitching legs | 59 Comments