Category Archives: carolyn Thomas

Living with fibromyalgia and heart disease

“Coping with a chronic illness is work”, Carolyn Thomas A very new book has just been published by Carolyn Thomas: A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. It is one of a kind! … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia, Heart Disease and Women

“One out of two women are going to have, live with,and/or die from heart disease and stroke,…It is amazing women are still not getting that message, and one has to ask why.” Dr. Martha Hill On January 19th I suffered … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and major life transitions: accumulated life crises

“When you’re finished changing, ¬†you’re finished”, Benjamin Franklin It really is all about the brain and how new pathways can become established and old ones can be paths less travelled. So many report their fibromyalgia began with an accident, surgery, … Continue reading

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