Monthly Archives: August 2017

Is the cause of fibromyalgia both a nature/nurture conundrum?

” There are many other (besides testosterone) behaviour-eliciting hormones fundamental for human well- being, including estrogen and progesterone in females”, Carl Sagan The question arises about why fibromyalgia is more prevalent inĀ  highly sensitive women and men. The debate about … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf”, Jon Kabat-Zinn Several years ago I was privileged to take the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course, not once, but twice from a wonderful therapist. To practice what I learned requires … Continue reading

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