Are You Always Tired and Achy?

If chronic pain and fatigue make you want to stay in bed a lot of the time, you may have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out how doctors diagnose and treat these mysterious conditions.

Is Fibromyalgia Real?

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common reasons for chronic pain. It’s also one of the most misunderstood. The most common myth, doctors say, is that fibromyalgia is “all in your head.”

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Exercise With Arthritis

If you want to live a better life with arthritis, the benefits of exercise are clear. Healthy movement can help you decrease stiffness, release your body’s natural pain-blocking endorphins and reduce stress on your joints as you lose weight. But there’s a reason I always stress the importance of speaking with a doctor before starting … Read More

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You and Fibromyalgia: How to Take Charge

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common reasons for chronic pain, affecting about 5 million Americans. It’s also one of the most misunderstood. The most common myth, doctors say, is that fibromyalgia is “all in your head.” “Many of those with fibromyalgia are afraid that the culture does not believe that fibromyalgia is a real … Read More

Fibromyalgia: 3 Ways to Improve Symptoms (Video)

Fibromyalgia is a very common condition that I see in my patients. It causes widespread pain – particularly in the neck and shoulders – and it can also cause sleep problems. It is associated with irritable bowel syndrome, depression and anxiety — but the good news is that there are ways to improve symptoms. What … Read More