We've all been told that we need to stretch, but there is a lot of controversy going around about whether stretching is good or bad for you. I'm going to stop right there and tell you that stretching is good for you; however, much like water, sun shine, and chocolate, too much of a good thing can be bad for you.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that is very difficult to diagnose and impossible to cure. However, those that suffer from this condition know that it is very real. The chronic widespread pain can be debilitating and the associated fatigue and depression cannot be avoided. No one really knows what causes it, only that it is caused by a dysfunction in the body’s central pain management system, until now.
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, surrounded by loved one’s and plenty to eat! Ironically, we fill our stomachs with all this wonderful food then we jump straight into the stress of Christmas shopping. Stress will actually slow down digestion; high stress can actually stop digestion altogether.