The burdens of pain management, inflammation and sensitivity to anti-inflammatories. | Carole Scrafton | 27 March 2019

What I have explained in this post is the chain reaction of ‘pain’ and ‘inflammation’ that I fight to prevent on a daily basis and when it gets as bad as this the ‘sciatic’ pain is so intense that it really does make me cry.
Read More The burdens of pain management, inflammation and sensitivity to anti-inflammatories. | Carole Scrafton | 27 March 2019

Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

Acceptance is often viewed as a grieving process, which is a great way to look at it because we do mourn our old lives from when we were fit and agile.

It can be a very emotional and anxious time because our lives need to change in so many ways so that we can adapt them to what our illnesses will allow us do. We do mourn the losses of our independence, mobility, social contact and possibly even our jobs / livelihoods.… Read More Accepting ‘Chronic Illness’ (Updated Post) | Carole Scrafton

(EDS UK) Ehlers Danlos UK – Fibromyalgia and CF (Chronic fatigue) by Dr Alan Hakim, MA FRCP

Do you have EDS, JHS, HMS or Fibro alongside Chronic Fatigue?   Do you know what Chronic means?, or the term General Pain This is an educational read, that explains the differences between Chronic Widespread Pain (CWP) and Chronic General pain (CGP) and Chronic Fatigue.  it also explains some correlations between CWP, CGP, fibro and fatigue &… Read More (EDS UK) Ehlers Danlos UK – Fibromyalgia and CF (Chronic fatigue) by Dr Alan Hakim, MA FRCP

UPCOMING WEBINAR WITH EDS WELLNESS & Dr. Lawrence Afrin #MCAD #Hypermobility & #ChronicPain

UPCOMING WEBINAR WITH EDS WELLNESS: (MCAD) MAST CELL ACTIVATION DISEASE: CURRENT CONCEPTS WITH PARTICULAR NOTES ON HYPERMOBILITY AND CHRONIC PAIN’ Posted by:  Strength/Flexibility/Health/EDS  | K N Myles | Apr 3, 2018 | Opening paragraph: ‘EDS Wellness is thrilled to have Dr. Lawrence Afrin join the speaker line up for their 2018 Video Webinar Series &… Read More UPCOMING WEBINAR WITH EDS WELLNESS & Dr. Lawrence Afrin #MCAD #Hypermobility & #ChronicPain

Nomination > LIEBSTER AWARD 2018

Thanks to Afternoon Tea4Two  | Barmac5 for nominating me for the Liebster award!
I am really tickled, thankyou for nominating FibroFlutters for this award, I shall embed the badge on a widget.

The award is supposed to be for those with under 200 followers, so I have mainly nominated bloggers who have a wordpress following of around 200 or less like me. 
All nominees are from my wordpress reader list.… Read More Nomination > LIEBSTER AWARD 2018

Joint Hypermobility and Fibromyalgia | Is there a connection? | Carole Scrafton

For a number of years I have explained many times that I believe my Fibromyalgia is a result of my Joint Hypermobility and in this post I talk about it. My #chronicblog post will also take you to an article by Carol Eustace, an Arthritis and Joint Conditions Expert, who writes for verywell.com and she… Read More Joint Hypermobility and Fibromyalgia | Is there a connection? | Carole Scrafton

Article – Muscle Atrophy Symptoms Causes-and Treatments. | Healthguidance.org | Poignancy regarding #chronicillness & the wastage in my left leg.

Article from > Health Guidance Title – Muscle Atrophy Symptoms Causes-and Treatments. Link to article:  Muscle Atrophy Symptoms, Causes and Treatments   #Fibromyalgia #chronicpain #ChronicFatigue #hypermobilty #ChronicAnxietyDisorder  #Depression  #mentalhealth #copingstrategy #MuscleWastage #MuscleAtrophyMuscle Wastage Why is this article poignant to me right now? This was a must read for me as my hydrotherapist mentioned that she could see… Read More Article – Muscle Atrophy Symptoms Causes-and Treatments. | Healthguidance.org | Poignancy regarding #chronicillness & the wastage in my left leg.

Hypermobility disorders & EDS reclassification as of 15th March 2017

Hypermobility disorders & EDS reclassification as of 15th March 2017   If you happen to be one of us that has one these types of disorders the following link will explain not only what the changes are, but also why the changes were required. 4 years ago when I was diagnosed they changed the classification… Read More Hypermobility disorders & EDS reclassification as of 15th March 2017