The Emotional Component of Physical Pain

The Emotional Component of Physical Pain

How much of your physical pain is compounded or exacerbated by emotional stress? For some people, a lot. When they find themselves in a stressful situation, their back spasms up again. Or their stomach starts to cramp. Or the migraines come back with a vengeance. Does this mean there isn’t a physical root to the pain? Of course not. But it does mean that we can each take pro-active steps to reduce stress and thereby potentially impact our pain. Read more about The Emotional Component of Physical Pain

Essential Oils & Natural Help for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia is a horrible yet “invisible” illness with no known origin, It causes terrible pain all over the body and overwhelming fatigue. Its victims are often maligned and ridiculed when they try and express how much pain they are in. Because the illness does not have outward signs that others can see, people often assume it’s not that bad, or that it’s “in your head”. It’s not. It’s debilitating and exhausting and can lead many to the brink of suicide. Not only is there pain and fatigue, but fibro sufferers often experience depression, irritable bowel syndrome and “foggy” brain. There are no solid or sure-fire remedies to fibro, but there are steps you can take if you or a loved one is a sufferer. Read more about Essential Oils & Natural Help for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain