Tag Archives: Living with FMS

FAQ: itchy scalp on the Guaifenesin Protocol

Have an itchy scalp? Does it drive you a little crazy and give you dandruff? Mine does! And all the natural remedies out there use Essential Oils or Apple Cider Vinegar, both are things we can’t use on the Guaifenesin … Continue reading

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Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Not everything is fibromyalgia! If you are experiencing alot of symptoms related to hormone issues, please see your doctor <3 I have recently done a bunch of studying on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and have found some startling info! There … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and Fibromyalgia

Do you have fibro and struggle with getting asleep or staying asleep (insomnia)? This is definitely something to look into. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can be very serious and cause other health concerns later in life. Not everything is fibromyalgia … Continue reading

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Insomnia and sleep Tips when you have Fibro

*If you have serious sleep issues, please see your doctor! There are very real dangers if you have sleep apnea, please ask your doctor about this!* I take Benadryl Night tabs and 3 Magnesium Citrate every night and sleep like … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Dr Melissa Congdon on getting exercise with fatigue

Many new fibromyalgia patients tell me; โ€œMy doctor told me to exercise, but every time I go to the gym or work out at home I either wind up so exhausted I canโ€™t move for days, or in so much … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy for folks with Fibromyalgia

A good friend of mine Victoria Mauck just explained this so perfectly, I had to share it with you in the hopes that even MORE people with Fibromyalgia would see this and understand better what goes on with massage. ๐Ÿ™‚ … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Guaifenesin

Dr St Amand advises against taking guai for the first 6 months of pregnancy. There are several people who stay on guai for their whole pregnancy, and the babies are fine as well as the mothers. This is up to … Continue reading

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FAQ: What are Blocking Parties and Cheat Day from the Guaifenesin Protocol

Blocking is what happens when you are on the Guaifenesin protocol to reverse your symptoms, but it dosn’t work because you are using some salicylates in your products. Salicylates block the Guaifenesin from doing it’s job. I used to get … Continue reading

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Low Dose Fast Responder (300mg bid)

I am a low doser, and it’s a bit more rough than for the rest of y’all! I began cycling at 300mg twice a day. It started and didn’t let up for a year and a half. It’s HARD work … Continue reading

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Weather changes, cycling and fibromyalgia

So, here’s from my reading on the topic, I THINK I get it! LOL ๐Ÿ˜€ I had to read and re-read so much to get it into my little brain! haha!! Here’s an excellent quote from Buzzle (click link to … Continue reading

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