Fibromyalgia

Why all the Interest in Hemp and CBD?

How New Information and Chronic Pain Opened My Eyes to the Value of Hemp If you would have told me 15 or 20 years ago that I would be affiliated company that sold hemp, I would have laughed.  No really.  The idea would have been ludicrous to me.  Afterall, I spent much of my young adulthood distancing myself from the ...

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Is Your Smart Phone Damaging Your DNA?

  How Tropical Storm Allison Blew Me into the Cell Phone Age As a newly hired postdoc, I joined the cell phone age in the year 2001.  I was not an early adopter.  While many of my colleagues and extended family already wore phones daily, I had delayed my entry into this corner of the technological world.   The stipend I ...

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Start Where You Are

Start where you are.  Use what you have.  Do what you can.                                                                       Arthur Ashe The first step in dealing with a major illness is denial. ...

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Fibromyalgia and Biodepletion

Bioaccumulation occurs when chemicals or toxins accumulate as they move up the food chain. Many believe fibromyalgia is caused by exposure to too many chemicals in the environment.  But after decades of research, no toxin has been associated with fibromyalgia. However, many who suffer from fibromyalgia have a history of repeated illness, and repeated use of antibiotics. In addition, many ...

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