November 13, 2019

A Holiday Wish from

With the holidays upon us, many Americans will feel tired and achy at the end of a long day. But those of us with fibromyalgia are at risk to experience something even worse – post-exertional flare-ups.

Triggered by greater-than-average activity, post-exertional flare-ups may arise more frequently during the hectic lead-up to the holidays. Shopping, family meal preparations, home decoration projects, and a more active social schedule can all take a toll.

It’s a good idea to spend some time thinking about ways you can prepare for the eventuality of a flare-up and to minimize the chances you’ll have one ahead of time. [Read more…]