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Chronic Fatigue Fibromyalgia Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Chronic Fatigue Fibromyalgia.

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Exercising with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a mysterious condition, characterized by long-term pain throughout the body. In many cases, it is accompanied by tenderness and swelling in the joints, muscles or other soft tissues (known as "tender points"). Fibromyalgia a...  Read more

Sweet Relief: Simple Pain Relief Strategies

It looks great in the movies: A depressed person dealing with serious pain or sudden injury pain pairs up with an intuitive physical therapist, motivational physician or insightful therapist. After a few sleepless nights and a little "hard work&...  Read more

What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are...  Read more

SparkPeople: The Best Weight Loss Program

SparkPeople held a Spring Contest at the end of May and we wanted to share the winning entries with you! We received several creative and heartfelt responses to the following question:What makes SparkPeople the best weight loss program in the world?R...  Read more

Advice for Fibromyalgia sufferers?
Updated 4/13/2014 10:13:17 PM

Hi, I have always struggled with exercise as even when I was fit and healthy,I never had any energy and struggled with chronic headaches and migraines. I have since found out that I have Fibromyalgia, but even though I have tried altering how I...  Read more

Fibromyalgia?
Updated 3/20/2014 10:25:48 PM

I joined in Nov, as we were leaving for AZ from ID. Could not log in while gone because we were in an RV park that did not have internet. I'm back now and starting fresh. While gone I overate constantly and was shocked that I only gained 5 lb. I...  Read more

People with Rheumatoid/Fibromyalgia
Updated 3/5/2014 1:35:07 AM

Hello, I'm Tina, and yes I'm 53 years old. I found this site by just looking on line for help. I was diagnose in 2009. Since then, I have been able to keep my fibro under control. What I need help with is diet and exercise. I'm hoping someone can hel...  Read more

Fatigue hormone, appetite, and psychology
Updated 2/16/2014 5:17:19 AM

Hormonal changes due to fatigue causes the brain to release appetite-stimulating hormones which in turn causes us to overeat. Apart from physiological causes, there are also psychological causes, such as we feel the need to eat more when we are...  Read more

The link between fatigue and overeating
Updated 3/4/2014 2:57:27 PM

After years and years of studying, analyzing and reanalyzing my eating habits (if I only had a nickel for each time), I've finally realized that yes, sure, I eat out of stress, and yes, I eat because it tastes good, etc. but I'm finally realizing the...  Read more

Slow and Steady for Fibromyalgia

The Best way to Exercise with Fibromyalgia...  Read more

moving for pain free days

I have fibromyalgia and knowing that trying to get moving daily will ease the pain of this illness will get more of my spirits away from depression.273...  Read more

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  Read more

Former Figure Skater Reclaims Her Fitness

Pattie Ball (PUPPYWHISPERS)Weight Lost:  54 poundsHometown: Middle Grove, NYOccupation: Executive secretaryWhat was life like before your weight loss?I was an active kid--I was a figure skater and played high school sports, so I was always in go...  Read more

You Asked: ''How Can I Exercise With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?''

It's important for people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to work in conjunction with their health care providers to start a healthy, reasonable exercise program. Physical activity should be gentle and should be increased slowly over time (in...  Read more