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Fibromyalgia and Treatment

“What I am looking for is not out there; it is in me”, Helen Keller The idea that fibromyalgia can be ‘cured’ through medications is erroneous. Drugs such as Neurontin or Lyrica can sometimes be effective to control the symptoms in some … Continue reading

Posted in body movement, diaphragmatic breathing, discipline, Fibromyalgia, Jeffrey M. Schwartz and Sharon Begley, Lyrica, meditation, neurontin, remap brain, shaking, shivering, talk therapy, The Mind and the Brain, touch therapy, trembling, unlearn | 7 Comments

Fibromyalgia: The pain is in the brain

“Memory, the warder of the brain”, William Shakespeare It has been a long and interesting journey beginning with my book in which I laid the foundation about why women are more prone to developing, or at least reporting FMS, and my … Continue reading

Posted in activity diary, adrenalin and cortisol, adrenals, aleksandr luria, autonomic nervous system, body/brain/emotions, body/mind/spirit, calm the nervous system, catastrophizing, central nervous system, Craig Hassed, Daniel Amen, David Butler and Lorimer Moseley, Diane Jacobs and Nick Matheson, diaphragmatic breathing, Dr. Bud Craig, emotions, empath, Fibromyalgia, imagery, interoceptive pathway, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Kalu Rinpoche, memory, michael merzenich, mind and brain, mindfulness meditation, movement, norman doidge, overly empathetic, pain, parasympathetic nervous system, paul bach-y-rita, peripheral nervous system, peter goodman, plasticity of the brain, psychological techniques, R, reconceptualize the problem, reframing, responding rather than reacting, Richard Davidson, sandra and matthew blakeslee, sympathetic nervous system, the brain and fibromyalgia, The Wellcome Trust, training the brain, women and fibromyalgia | 6 Comments