Posts tagged fibromyalgia
Dr. Oz mentioned last week, on his Facebook page, that he was planning an upcoming show on fibromyalgia. And his Facebook wall exploded with “likes” and comments from thousands who suffer from this debilitating condition. They are all eagerly anticipating Dr. Oz’s fibromyalgia show, seeking new information that might alleviate some of their daily symptoms.
This is a situation we know all too well here at Sunlighten. Every day, we speak with customers who suffer from fibromyalgia (and other conditions that cause chronic pain). Many, many of them end up using our infrared saunas to seek relief from their fibro symptoms.
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You may be wondering what the heck fibromyalgia, stroke and high blood pressure have in common. The answer is the month of May!
May is American Stroke and High Blood Pressure Awareness Month as well as Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. All three conditions are on our radar here at Sunlighten because all people who suffer from each of these conditions seek our help on a regular basis. For very different reasons, regular infrared sauna use can help those who suffer with fibromyalgia as well as those at risk for stroke and high blood pressure.Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is chronic condition which affects the entire body. It More >
Fibromyalgia sufferers deal with agonizing chronic aches, pains and stiffness. Insomnia, fatigue, headaches and emotional problems are all part and parcel of this condition as well. The search from relief from pain is constant.
The pain of fibromyalgia generally occurs in the neck, back, shoulders and hands and sometimes even in the hips, knees and ribs. A diagnosis of fibromyalgia requires a patient to have experienced widespread pain for a minimum of three months in 11 of 18 tender muscle sites.
It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects as many as 6 million Americans with most sufferers being women.
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The Sunlighten team feels an awful lot like a family most days. Which, I guess, makes Connie and Aaron Zack the mom and dad of this eclectic bunch?! I’ll probably get some grief for that statement. Let’s just say they’re like our really cool brother and sister.
Connie Zack, co-owner and Chief Sales Officer of Sunlighten, started the business in a basement in 1999. Her husband and co-founder Aaron Zack is the company’s CEO. Together, the Zacks have led Sunlighten to tremendous growth since those basement days.
Before starting Sunlighten, Connie held positions at Procter & Gamble ranging from Alternative Marketing Manager, More >
Fibromyalgia is chronic condition which affects the entire body. The illness can cause fatigue, stiffness, insomnia, and headaches, as well as a litany of related emotional problems. Painfully sore joints, tendons and muscles cause fibromyalgia sufferers to spend their days and nights looking for relief from these relentless symptoms.
Typically, fibro sufferers treat their symptoms with analgesic pain relievers like ibuprofen and naproxen. Not only are these drugs inefficient at controlling fibro-related pain, they also have negative side effects of their own with long-term use. Prescription drugs like Bextra, Vioxx and Celebrex have their own set of reported problems and side More >