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How You Can Manage Fibromyalgia And Cold Weather Flare-Ups

If you’re living with fibromyalgia, you know that chronic widespread pain is a daily battle. Most patients also experience fatigue, mood disorders, and cognitive dysfunction known as “fibro fog.” In addition to all of these symptoms, cold intolerance is commonly reported among patients. Many people with fibromyalgia say they experience [...]

By |2019-10-31T18:06:07-07:00November 11th, 2019|Tags: , |Comments Off on How You Can Manage Fibromyalgia And Cold Weather Flare-Ups

Recipe: Winter Morning (Or Any Time!) Breakfast Bowl

Wake up to this warm breakfast bowl on a cold winter morning! Made with ancient grains (your choice – amaranth, buckwheat, quinoa, etc. will do!), coconut water or nut milk, and anti-inflammatory spices like cinnamon and clove, this is a meal that is as hearty and satisfying as it is [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:25:50-07:00December 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Winter Morning (Or Any Time!) Breakfast Bowl

Light Changes In Winter: Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder

As many who live above the 40th parallel in the U.S. can attest, the change in light as we approach the winter months brings about some very real physical responses. Many of us feel a little more lethargic as the days grow shorter and the nights get longer and colder. [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:27:12-07:00December 10th, 2015|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Light Changes In Winter: Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Recipe: White Bean and Chicken Chili with Winter Vegetables

With the hustle and bustle of this season taking place inside (The shopping! Wrapping! Gathering!) and the temperatures dropping outside, there is no food more comforting than a big bowl of chili! This version uses some of the best vegetables that winter has to offer: leeks, potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:28:06-07:00November 30th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: White Bean and Chicken Chili with Winter Vegetables

Taking A Road Trip With A Medical Condition

If you’ve got the courage to brave the traffic and weather for a road trip this holiday season, you’re probably already aware of several important steps to preparation. Things like making sure your car and tires are in top condition, having winter emergency supplies, and keeping an eye on the [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:28:55-07:00November 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Taking A Road Trip With A Medical Condition

Bracing For Cold Weather

Winter is on the way, and that means freezing wind, icy sidewalks, and snowy driveways. For people with a pain condition, cold weather can also mean more aches and pains, as well as more opportunities for accidental injuries. This doesn’t have to be true, though. Here are four ways to [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:30:20-07:00November 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Bracing For Cold Weather