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Getting Comfortable Sleep During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can make the simplest tasks difficult, including falling asleep and sleeping comfortably throughout the night. Knowing that this sleep will be the last bit of peaceful sleep you get before the baby arrives makes missing out on it even more frustrating. Luckily, figuring out the best sleeping position for you while you are pregnant …

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cannabis and mental health: postpartum depression #beingfibromom #fibroparenting #fibromyalgia #cannabis

Cannabis and Mental Health: How it relieves Postpartum Depression

For centuries people consider pregnancy and childbirth as the miracle of life. This life-changing event brings happiness and joy to women; however, it may also bring physical and mental trouble with it. A majority of women undergo severe physical and mental changes, finding it hard to grasp the new reality of life. As per a …

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Finding Light Sensitivity Relief #photophobia #lightsensitivity #fibromyalgia #beingfibromom

Finding Light Sensitivity Relief

According to a study published in 2009, 70% of fibromyalgia sufferers have photophobia (a.k.a. light sensitivity). If you’ve never experienced light sensitivity before, it’s very similar to that familiar feeling you get after exiting the movie theater. The piercing, blinding light leaves you squinting in an effort to minimize the light reaching your retina. However, photophobia suffers …

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How to Lessen the Pain of Light Sensitivity (Photophobia)

There are various symptoms that come with fibromyalgia, but a common one is sensory sensitivity. Sounds are louder, smells are more potent, touch can be unbearable, taste is stronger, and lights are blinding. For the most part, there is little one can do about the sensitivities, but there is something you can do to help with light …

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How Stress Effects Fibromyalgia Related Pain #fibromyalgia #beingfibromom

How Stress Effects Fibromyalgia Related Pain (and How To Reduce It)

Around 5 million people in the US and around four hundred million people in the world (around 5% of the world population) are affected by fibromyalgia. It is the second most common diagnosis made in rheumatology clinics and is reported mainly by those between the ages of 35-45.     Although it is a complex condition …

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