Category Archives: Alternative Medicine

21 Things You Should Know About Using Essential Oils

As some of you may know, I have fallen in love with the power of essential oils and I’ve been researching like crazy. So, I found this article that highlights 21 super helpful things to know about essential oils:

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The Number 1 Bed for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

The Tranquility Pod. I want this soooooo bad!  Too bad it costs $30,000.  Donations anyone? Thanks for sharing Fibro Colors Fibromyalgia Awareness!

My Dream Bed

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What is Minty Yummy Pain Relief?

I have fibromyalgia, and I am always on the lookout for natural ways to relieve my pain.  While I was still active duty Air Force, I was on so many different medications just so I could manage to show up at work and survive the day.  After I retired, I weaned myself from all the different pills I had been prescribed, and I realized I had been pretty much a zombie on all those drugs.

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The Fibromyalgia Energy Crisis: A Balancing Act

How do we manage with fibromyalgia? How do we balance the things we NEED to do and the things we WANT to do?  How do we deal with the extreme FATIGUE that comes with this condition? Read the rest of this entry

"DRUG MUGGING" 5 Popular Pills That Could Be Making You Sick

I’m all about trying to stay away from medication. After I retired from the Air Force, I weaned myself off of the prescriptions that my doctors had me on.  Once I got those pills out of my system, I realized that first, they weren’t helping and second, I felt alive again!

So here is an article that I found that talks about a few of the drugs that are out there and how they deplete our systems of necessary nutrients.

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What Essential Oils Can Help Ease My Fibromyalgia?

So, I’m on a mission.  As you may or may not know, I am going to school for massage therapy.  It has been a very challenging journey so far, and I still have 4 more months to go.  On the positive side, I have 5 months done, so I am more than halfway there!

But anyway, we have just started learning about aromatherapy, and I am in love!  I am officially a fan of essential oils, and I am on a mission to learn everything I can about how to use these oils to naturally make people feel better.

Today I ran across this article and I hope you like it as much as I did:

Fibromyalgia is a terrible condition that more and more people are suffering from. It is hard to find good information because while it has been around a long time, the condition has only recently been  named and studied so not as much is written about it in aromatherapy. Also, what is probably worse, they still don’t know what causes fibromyalgia. It could be hormonal disturbances and chemical imbalances that affect nerve signaling. Other experts believe that with its deep muscle pain, it is linked to stress, illness, or trauma. Still others think it’s hereditary. There have been some studies that link fibromyalgia to sudden trauma to the brain and spinal cord. Keep in mind, though, theories about what causes it are just that. Theories. Further study is needed. –

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God Bless and Take Care
Love, Tonya
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