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Got an upcoming dental appointment? Start applying a little extra lip balm a week or so in advance: it’ll help prevent cracked lips during the cleaning and exam.
Oregon Health Sciences University is looking for participants – both with AND without chronic pain, so there’s a control group – for a new study about chronic pain and parenting. Adult participants must have a child between 11 and 15 … Continue reading
The Oregon Health Sciences University offers a weekly clinic for fibromites and those who have not been formally diagnosed with fibromyalgia but think that may explain their symptoms. [Full disclosure: I was referred to and participated in this program shortly … Continue reading
Earlier this week I posted about some of the diets commonly followed by hopeful fibromites – and why these plans aren’t likely to alleviate our symptoms. Specifically, I discussed gluten-free, no-nightshade, vegan, and “Candida-killing” diets and their potential effects on … Continue reading
It seems that every few days, another set of dietary recommendations for fibromites makes an appearance. Sometimes raw or vegan diets are promoted, other days we’re told to skip nightshade vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, etc.) or gluten. And the Candida-yeast-overgrowth hypothesis … Continue reading
Updated to add: The webchat is now over, but it lives on in the archive. Join us in the comments to talk about it! Updated to add: The moderator is now taking questions online! Sorry for the short notice, everyone … Continue reading