Category Archives: elaine aron

Fibromyalgia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

“After a traumatic experience, the human system of self-preservation seems to go into permanent alert, as if the danger might return at any moment” , Judith Lewis Herman There has been a great deal of public awareness of late regarding … Continue reading

Posted in adrenal glands, anxiety, battle fatigue, catastrophizing, cortisol, elaine aron, Fibromyalgia, flashbacks, Gulf War Syndrome, highly sensitive persons, hormones as chemical messengers, hyper-vigilance, hypothalmus, mindfulness meditation, pituitary gland, shell shock, startle, veterans with PTSD | 58 Comments

Fibromyalgia, Alternative Therapies and the Bio-Psycho-Social

“People still insist on things like holistic healing and things that have no real basis in evidence because they want it to be true-it’s as simple as that”, Stephen Fry If there is any alternate healing therapy that I have … Continue reading

Posted in 3 treatments for fibromyalgia, bio-psycho-social, diane jacobs, elaine aron, energy work, fibro as a social construct, Fibromyalgia, herbs, homeopathy, hypervigilant, jinshin, massage, overly empathetic, pseudo science | 2 Comments

Fibromyalgia – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Siblings-Twins?

“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense”, Gertrude Stein To write that I am frustrated, angry, and discouraged over the recent hoopla this week in the news from the U.S. Institute of Medicine … Continue reading

Posted in andre picard, brain fog, chronic fatigue, elaine aron, Fibromyalgia, gay men and fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, highly sensitive persons, multiple chemical sensitivities, orthstatic intolerance, U.S Institute of Medicine | 11 Comments

Fibromyalgia and the Chronic Confusion over Cause

“I’m not confused, I’m just well mixed”, Robert FrostĀ  How sad it is that this invisible dis-ease that affects primarily women (although many more men and children are reported to be experiencing FMS than before) has led to so much … Continue reading

Posted in alkalyzing and balancing theory, arthritis, auto immune disease, ayurvedic, bacteria, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, biophysical semeiotics, candidiasis, chaos, confusion re cause, elaine aron, endocrinology, Fibromyalgia, FMS/CFS and viruses, hypermobility theory, hypothalamitis, lupus, menopause, multiple sclerosis, neurological disorder, parasites, SIBO, societal cause, thyroid disease, thyroid gland | 9 Comments