Today’s nutrition message is ‘dump the junk; eat real food’. I heard the call to eat healthy and enjoy life and acted on it. Have you? Obesity, heart disease and strokes are prevalent. It’s clear that many people aren’t either wise or moderate when it comes to the variety of foods and quantities they consume. So …
This winter I became sedentary as the pain of the fibromyalgia FMS flare-ups and the chronic fatigue CFS symptoms I experienced were severe, and I became severely depressed. Insomnia became a factor along with exhaustion. I lost muscle tone and weight and descended from being fit to becoming becoming unfit very rapidly.
Years ago I was a coffee addict. Today I’m happy to say that I’m not. Now I drink copious amounts of water and a fair amount of decaffeinated green tea.
I limit how much personal information I share. This winter a pain filled one so I didn’t blog as much as I have previously. I’m looking forward to the end of the rainy wet days and getting some exercise and fresh air.
A listing of research links and resource links pertaining to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndromes.
If chronic fatique syndrome is caused by a virus then I won’t be surprised because my symptoms with regard to both syndromes ie. chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia began after I had a prolonged respiratory virus (flu) that kept recurring.
The good news is that cranberry juice helps prevent urinary tract infections, and where unavailable, cranberry concentrate capsules (1,000 mg) can be substituted.
Fibromylagia is now considered to be a syndrome. You could say that I know quite a bit about this disease/syndrome as I have suffered with the symptoms for 20 years.