The Fibromanual

Author: Ginevra Liptan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 1101967218
Size: 69.59 MB
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The most up-to-date, comprehensive treatment guide to fibromyalgia, by a renowned physician who herself has the condition If you suffer from fibromyalgia and are struggling to get help from your doctor, you’re far from alone. Ten million Americans experience the widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue, and fuzzy brain (“fibrofog”) that have long frustrated both patients and doctors. In this unique resource, Ginevra Liptan, M.D., shares a cutting-edge new approach that goes far beyond mainstream medical knowledge to produce dramatic symptom improvement. Dr. Liptan’s program incorporates clinically proven therapies from both alternative and conventional medicine, along with the latest research on experimental options like medical marijuana. Since many health care providers have limited fibromyalgia expertise, The FibroManual includes a thoroughly sourced “health care provider guide” that enables readers to help their doctors help them. Alleviate fibromyalgia symptoms in four simple steps (Rest, Repair, Rebalance, and Reduce) and you will • restore deep, restful sleep • achieve long-lasting pain relief • optimize hormone and energy balance • reduce fatigue This accessible and empowering resource provides essential information about understanding and treating fibromyalgia from a physician who, as both patient and provider, understands the illness from the inside. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Fibromanual

Author: Ginevra Liptan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 110196720X
Size: 76.21 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Ten million Americans experience the widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue, and fuzzy brain ("fibrofog") that have long frustrated both patients and doctors. In this unique resource, Ginevra Liptan, M.D., shares a cutting-edge new approach that goes far beyond mainstream medical knowledge to produce dramatic symptom improvement. Dr. Liptan's program incorporates clinically proven therapies from both alternative and conventional medicine, along with the latest research on experimental options like medical marijuana."--

Figuring Out Fibromyalgia

Author: Ginevra Liptan
Publisher: Visceral Books Llc
ISBN: 9780982833971
Size: 35.83 MB
Format: PDF
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With the unique perspective of a physician studying fibromyalgia "from the inside," Dr. Liptan explains the most up-to-date science and guides readers to the most effective treatments from both conventional and alternative medicine.

The Fatigue And Fibromyalgia Solution

Author: Jacob Teitelbaum M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110160980X
Size: 76.42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The nation’s leading expert on chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia offers a practical and concise guide to restoring health and energy. Millions of Americans have turned to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum’s landmark From Fatigued to Fantastic, the all-time best-selling book on combating disabling fatigue and fibromyalgia. Now, The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution provides the most cutting-edge research and scientific information, offering the latest advances in treating chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and the baffling, often dismissed symptoms associated with these debilitating conditions. From the best strategies for using medications and nutritional supplements to the most recent alternative therapies and recommendations for lifestyle modifications, The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution delivers extensive wisdom in a condensed volume, making it truly accessible. Dr. Teitelbaum also presents the simple-to-apply SHINE Protocol, addressing Sleep, Hormonal support, Infections, Nutritional support and Exercise. Helping all readers develop an individualized program, Dr. Teitelbaum has created a new lifeline for anyone seeking compassionate, proven approaches for restoring wellness and regaining optimal energy and vitality.

Exercises For Fibromyalgia

Author: William Smith
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 1578265452
Size: 33.67 MB
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Minimize Pain, Maximize Results, and Take Back Your Life Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition, yet medical opinions are divided as to its cause and how it should be treated. Is it a neurological or a physical ailment? Should you treat the muscles or the mind? The correct answer is to treat both. Improving overall fitness while reducing anxiety and stress is the key to reducing your fibromyalgia symptoms and improving your daily functioning. Exercises for Fibromyalgia is tailored to improve your fitness and energy levels without strain or stiffness. With a focus on exercises designed to relieve pain and improve sleep for fibromyalgia sufferers, you will find yourself feeling better each day, as your strength increases and your soreness decreases. Combined with effective techniques proven to relieve stress and improve your sleep habits, Exercises for Fibromyalgia makes sure your mind and body both benefit from a healthy lifestyle. Exercises for Fibromyalgia also includes: - An overview of living with fibromyalgia and the benefits of exercise - Clear, informative pictures of safe, effective exercises - Detailed instructions on how to perform each exercise - A complete exercise approach to reduce stress and improve fitness - A training log to track progress Having fibromyalgia doesn’t mean having to give up doing the things you love, or having to live with aches and pains for the rest of your life. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Author: Mark J. Pellegrino
Publisher: A N A D E M Incorporated
ISBN: 9781890018504
Size: 77.85 MB
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Fibromyalgia: Up Close & Personal is packed with 43 chapters of "inside" medical information and "hands-on" practical advice for everyday living. Dr. Mark J. Pellegrino brings readers up-to-date with the newest drug and physical treatments for fibromyalgia. He also presents the latest thinking on diet and exercise to help people with this condition lead a full life. Recognized by fibromyalgia sufferers for understanding what they are going through, Dr. Pellegrino is a welcoming and encouraging presence for everyone with this condition and this quality comes through very clearly in his writing.It's as if each person reading his book is having a private consultation about their shared disease. In Up Close & Personal Dr. Pellegrino has enlisted two leading attorneys to bring readers much needed insight into disability and personal injury issues. Also, he asked a knowledgeable physician to contribute a chapter on common pain problems.

The Fibro Fix

Author: David M. Brady
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1623367115
Size: 76.57 MB
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Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million Americans. Ongoing fatigue affects even more. The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called "fibromyalgia," remains mysterious and confusing, and an alarming 66 percent of sufferers are misdiagnosed. Now, leading naturopathic medical doctor and nutritionist David Brady is here with the answer in his comprehensive book The Fibro Fix. For more than 23 years, Dr. Brady has treated many thousands of patients seeking relief from fibromyalgia. In The Fibro Fix he distills his life-changing prescription into an integrative 21-day program to help you determine if, in fact, you're suffering from fibromyalgia or from one of the conditions commonly misdiagnosed as the fibromyalgia. The plan begins with three simple steps--detox, diet, and movement--to start relieving those symptoms for good and then offers deeper long-term solutions specific to the real cause in each person. The Fibro Fix is your groundbreaking guide to resolving fibromyalgia, and uncovering the mystery behind chronic pain and fatigue.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Fibromyalgia

Author: R. Paul St. Amand
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455573191
Size: 65.77 MB
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Over a decade ago, Dr. R. Paul St. Amand, an experienced endocrinologist and UCLA assistant clinical professor, published his protocol for reversing fibromyalgia based on nearly half a century of research. This book offers Dr. St. Amand's latest research on guaifenesin, an inexpensive, safe, an incresingly available medication that can help reverse the disease. The authors have seen symtpoms eliminated and normal quality of life restored in an astonishing 90 percent of pateints they treated with guaifenesin. Updated and revised with more patient anecdotes and a deeper understanding of symptoms, treatments, and results, readers will find: --more information about the current treatment of fibromyalgia and what causes it --new results from Dr. St. Amand's studies about the efficacy of guafenesin treatment --changes in disease protocol --discussion of pharmaceuticals in treatment --and much more

Fibromyalgia For Dummies

Author: Roland Staud
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111805167X
Size: 27.16 MB
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The pain you suffer from fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is not in your imagination. FMS is a real medical problem that can be as debilitating and demoralizing as it is mysterious. Fibromyalgia For Dummies, Second Edition, brings you the latest scientific findings on the symptoms and causes of this disease and guides you toward proven, practical steps you can take reduce or eliminate FMS-related pain. This plain-English guide is fully updated with the latest fibromyalgia treatment options, and evaluations of new medications that have shown great promise in reducing pain. You'll discover how to spot an array of symptoms and their possible causes, work with your physician to develop a treatment plan, and manage your pain at home and in the office. You'll learn how to: Identify your FMS trigger points Cope with chronic pain and sleep problems Find medications that work for you Locate a physician who can really help you Make healing lifestyle changes Use hands-on therapies to alleviate pain Find effective over-the-counter and prescription medications Choose among alternative therapies and treatments Reduce the emotional distress caused by FMS Help a child with FMS Featuring moving and inspiring stories from fellow FMS sufferers who share their stories and offer invaluable tips on working your way back to wellness, Fibromyalgia for Dummies, Second Edition offers serious and sensitive guidance to help you overcome FMS and start being yourself again.