Category Archives: flare-ups

Fibromyalgia and Aging: Hope for the new decade

” To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old”, Oliver Wendell Holmes As we age each new year brings hope of change in a positive direction. Less pain, less fatigue, … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and ‘flare-ups’

” So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us”, Gaston Bachelard A flare-up, a word for an acute attack of fibromyalgia, can be very alarming if it seems to come out of theĀ air without … Continue reading

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