Archive | Fibromyalgia

Modern Life, Modern Disease

Some of the most widespread diseases found in the minds and bodies of Americans have not been around that long. Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, autism, interstitial cystitis and certain types of cancer are just a few. Some of these diseases became more prevalent around the time of the Industrial Revolution, a short 200 years ago, […]

Tai Chi Helps Fibromyalgia Patients

According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in August, Fibromyalgia patients have a new hope: Tai Chi. In the clinical study performed at Tufts University in Boston, MA, researchers randomly divided a group of 66 patients into two even groups of 33. The control group received 60 minutes of stretching […]

Fibromyalgia

According to the American College of Rheumatology, fibromyalgia affects  three to six million Americans, or about 2 percent of the population. What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a syndrome, a recognizable constellation of symptoms of unknown causation. The primary symptom of Fibromyalgia is widespread muscle pain. The majority of sufferers are women between the ages of […]