Fibromyalgia causes patients seemingly unexplainable pain that often prevents them from being able to work or pursue leisure activities. Although drug therapy helps some patients, medications can produce side effects like nausea, edema, weight gain, and increased heart rate. Research suggests that natural relaxation techniques play a … Read More
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Think meditation is all about banishing outside thoughts, focusing on internal struggles, and listening to someone calmly guide you toward a state of relaxation? Think again. Transcendental meditation, or TM, is a widely practiced, highly effective form of repose that involves none of these things.
Yes, you sit quietly with … Read More
Chronic pain—a condition that exists when pain lasts three months or more—affects 25 to 30 percent of Americans. It is more common in older adults, men, and Caucasians. It is not life-threatening, but if not treated it can lead to permanent nerve damage.
Different Than Acute Pain
Acute pain might be caused … Read More
Meditation can sharpen your concentration, help you become more resilient in times of stress, persevere during trying times, teach you to love more deeply, and experience greater joy and peace. All that from just sitting there? Yes. And more.
Like so many things in life, it’s easier said than done. Meditators … Read More
As someone who has had frequent migraines for over eight years, I am all too familiar with pain that seems out of my control – pain that can keep me in bed all … Read More
Intensive Treatment for Juvenile Fibromyalgia: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Psychotherapy Can Help
Does your child experience seemingly inexplicable and impossible to treat pain? Juvenile fibromyalgia is hard to treat; it is heartbreaking to watch a child in pain and not know what to do about it.
But researchers provide some hope … Read More