Archive for the ‘Stress Management for FMS’ Category

Appetite Regulation And Stress-Related Eating

The study of appetite regulation is primarily concerned with attempting to find a way to alter the inherent biological drive to eat. For several decades, researchers have been trying to pinpoint a primary mechanism within the body governing hunger and satiety in order to ascertain whether the selection of food has any specific physiological origin, […]

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Top Ten Foods for Beating Depression

There are treatment options that can relieve depression without swallowing pills. Many of the symptoms of depression can be directly linked to vitamin and mineral deficiencies in the standard American diet, which is largely comprised of empty carbohydrates, caffeine and sugar. Depression, mood swings and fatigue often have a common cause: poor nutrition. Avoiding depression or […]

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Energize your life!

Part 1: Eating for Energy One thing’s for certain with fibromyalgia, your body is experiencing an energy shortage.  Let’s take a look at and learn some of the ways your system creates and uses energy so you’ll have a better shot at ramping up production to meet demand. Popeye made it look so easy. Whenever […]

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Increasing Cellular Energy in Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Studies show that poor cellular energy production due to poisoning of the energy-producing machinery of the cell (the mitochondria) is a common characteristic in both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.  In studies at the Abington Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania, rheumatology researchers found that fibromyalgia patients suffer from a condition that could be described loosely as […]

Magnesium the Heart Mineral

Magnesium is the most versatile mineral in your body and is known to be required for several hundred different functions. One of the principle functions of magnesium in the body is that it enables muscles to relax. Without sufficient magnesium in the body, the muscles cramp and we can feel tense, nervous and jittery. In […]