Category Archives: multiple chemical sensitivities

Fibromyalgia is an anxiety disorder

” People who are prone to anxiety are nearly always people-pleasers who fear conflict and negative feelings like anger”, David D. Burns Everyone worries, it falls under the umbrella of anxiety. It is not about living in the moment but … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and its Siblings: Symptoms, Symptoms, Symptoms!

” Trying to eradicate symptoms on the physical level can be extremely important, but there’s more to healing than that; dealing with psychological, emotional¬†and spiritual issues involved in treating sickness is equally important”, Marianne Williamson I have become discouraged of … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia: “what’s that smell”?

“For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it is a pity that we use it so little”, Rachel Carson Many of us with fibromyalgia are extremely sensitive to environmental stimulation … Continue reading

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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

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