15 November

Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief

Although fibromyalgia is a disorder that can be disabling for many due to chronic widespread pain and fatigue there are some things you can do to alleviate the symptoms and improve your overall quality of life.

2 August

Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia, a growing body of evidence

Fibromyalgia is a chronic, non progressive pain condition that affects approximately two percent of Americans. The condition is characterized by pain throughout the body’s muscles, joints and tendons, sleep disturbances, changes in mood and abnormal bowel movements.  Many patients with Fibromyalgia are unsatisfied with pharmaceutical intervention alone, and are excellent candidates for acupuncture treatment. Several studies […]

31 January

Acupuncture for fibromyalgia pain, fatigue, and anxiety

A small study compared acupuncture and fluoxetine in the treatment of fibromyalgia  in 30 patients. In the course of 4 weeks, the participants receiving acupuncture had fewer areas of pain than the patients receiving fluoxetine. The researchers also state that the acupuncture patients had less fatigue and anxiety a year later. If you are suffering […]