Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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by Dr. Rodger Murphree
     
 

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I understand. For most of the world, it's a common little phrase. But for people who have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome (or both), it's amazingly powerful, not to mention rare. Because you have an illness that's hard to 'prove', loved ones may secretly accuse you of hypochondria or laziness. You may be told 'it's all in your head'. Physicians can be even

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I understand. For most of the world, it's a common little phrase. But for people who have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome (or both), it's amazingly powerful, not to mention rare. Because you have an illness that's hard to 'prove', loved ones may secretly accuse you of hypochondria or laziness. You may be told 'it's all in your head'. Physicians can be even worse. If they believe that conditions exist at all - and some don't - their first impulse is to mask the symptoms with prescription drugs. Patients often end up on a medical merry - go-round, seeing doctor after doctor after doctor. They end up more confused and disoriented than ever, often concluding, 'Maybe I am crazy, after all'.

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ISBN-13:
9780972893862
Publisher:
Harrison & Hampton
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
312,349
File size:
4 MB

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