Showing posts from January, 2016

Adolescent Fibromyalgia Research Study:

Thank you for being a reader of Fibro and Fabulous. I am writing to share some information about a clinical research study that may be of interest to you. Research studies contribute greatly to the overall progress in understanding and treating diseases and Fibro and Fabulous supports that mission. Adolescent Fibromyalgia Research Study Enrolling Today Does your child suffer from widespread, unexplained body pain that impacts their daily routine? If so, local research study doctors are studying an investigational medication to see if it can help manage symptoms associated with juvenile fibromyalgia in adolescents. If your child is between 13 and 17 years of age, and has juvenile fibromyalgia or is experiencing unexplained aching, stiffness, fatigue, or trouble sleeping, he or she may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study. * No-cost investigational study drug * No-cost study-related care from a local physician Visit anytime, 24 h

Fibro New Year's Resolutions

Today's guest post comes from Barbara Leech. Barbara Leech is a freelance writer and mother of four from Maine who lives with fibromyalgia, lupus and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. She considers herself a survivor of all things and is passionate about family, faith and small victories. Barbara is a writer for NewLifeOutlook|Fibromyalgia . For another one of Barbara's articles, please visit: My Fibro New Year’s Resolutions It is that time of year again when people start resolving to change their bad habits and promising to be healthier and wiser than they have been for the last 12 months. New Year’s resolutions are a tradition for many, and although the concept is often unsuccessful (often abandoned by February) I have reached a turning point with my fibromyalgia that I want to support with better, healthier behavior. I have been in a period of “healthful calmness” for the last several weeks. I almost feel I must whi