Category: Fibromyalgia

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Proof that a gluten-free diet for fibromyalgia really works

Several studies have shown that a gluten-free diet can work for fibromyalgia patients and provide relief from common symptoms. According to the research, it is important to note that the gluten-free (GF) diet may help both fibromyalgia (FM) patients with and without celiac disease. Before you start a new diet, you should consult a doctor, but first consider the following studies.

Gluten-free diet for fibromyalgia helps non-celiac gluten sensitivity

A study published in Rheumatology International reveals that fibromyalgia patients who have not been diagnosed with celiac disease may still benefit from going on the gluten-free diet. Researchers point out that it is possible for these patients to have non-celiac gluten sensitivity. This means that the celiac disease tests come back negative, but the patients are still reacting to gluten.

According to the researchers, when fibromyalgia patients a

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Pausing The Pain: A Personal Journey For This Teen

Hannah Moore, shown with Katie Kitchen, clinical research coordinator of the FIT Teens program, is feeling much better and learning to live her life in spite of her pain.

Hannah Moore walks down the halls of Walton-Verona High School in Northern Kentucky with an extra confidence and bounce. A fan of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, she’s working on the yearbook staff and eager to get to her journalism class. Earlier, she walked her dog Jensen. When she gets home, she’ll walk him again, do homework, and ride her trendy recumbent bicycle.

Typical? Yes, But Not For This 16-Year-Old

“Two years ago, I started to dislocate things; I could hardly move without popping a joint out of place or straining it,” she says. “I was struggling with severe pain, including daily migraines & sleep problems. Things just kept piling on. GI (gastrointestinal) problems croppe