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Men's Health Guide
Good site for information and support (US) This site provides useful guides on general Men's Health issues. Although not specifically Fibromyalgia related it does have information and practical support for men of all ages. (Link provided by Drugwatch a US based advice site.)
Rehab 4 Alcoholism is a free and impartial helpline for people troubled with drug and alcohol issues. Rehab 4 Alcoholism aims to save lives by stopping addiction before it becomes too late. Tel: 0800 111 4108 Web: https://www.rehab4alcoholism.com
Drugs and Devices Guide
Also from Drugwatch - a comprehensive guide to drugs and devices used in the treatment of conditions such as Fibromyalgia. Covers important subjects such as safety, side-effects and complications. US centred but with some relevance to UK patients also.
Dedicated to raise awareness about Fibromyalgia and offer online support. Find fibromyalgia information, news, interviews and tips.
National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association
National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association provides support, education, research, and advocacy for fibromyalgia and chronic pain conditions. Primarily a United States of America resource.
UK Fibromyalgia & Fibromyalgia Magazine
UK Fibromyalgia, the site for fibromyalgia sufferers.
The independent voice of UK Fibromyalgia
Sex With A Difference (C.I.C)
UK based sex information resource for disabled people, carers & professionals. Providing support, information and advice on sex and sexual health for the disabled.
Drug Dangers - How Safe are your Meds?
Drug Dangers strives to provide accurate, relevant medical information all in one place. Under the unfortunate circumstance that you or a loved one has been injured by faulty medications or devices, the attorneys of Seeger Weiss are committed to helping you receive the justice you deserve.
FibroAction, 46 The Nightingales, Newbury, RG14 7UJ
0844 443 5422
Fibromyalgia Association UK
Fibromyalgia Association UK, PO Box 206, Stourbridge, DY9 8YL
Fax: 01384 895 005
UK FM/ME Clinics
Tel. 01438 821188 or Mob. 07777 654436
European Fibromyalgia Associations
European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations
Fibromyalgia Medical Resources
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Looking For Love?
It must be really hard to find that special someone when you're in constant pain and so lethargic you can't even lift yourself out of a chair let alone go out on the town! But fear not - Fibromyalgia UK Dating Group has been set up on Facebook, and guess what? - they need more men to join. Grab your coat, you've pulled!
What to do When Work Stops Working?
When you have a chronic illness working can become impossible - especially when you're working for someone else. Calling in sick on days when your pain gets too bad, requesting light or limited duties when you return to work - it all adds to the stresses between employer and employee. So, what can you do when work stops working for you?
We're going to look at several options for the chronically ill patient - this first one (from the US - but much of it is relevant here in the UK) looks at self employment. (Thanks to Cassie and the gang at Different With Dignity)
Watch out for more in the coming weeks....
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There is considerable conflicting information regarding nutrition and fibromyalgia. Nutritionist Resource could help you distinguish fact from fiction.
Support to Stay in your own Home
For many people, owning and maintaining a home is one of the most significant investments they ever make. But for individuals and veterans living with disabilities, or seniors aging in place, the fact that much of the world outside is not built to accommodate their needs magnifies the value of a comfortable home. It’s vital they and their loved ones have access to the best resources about how to make their homes livable and enjoyable.
Unfortunately, without access to the right resources, creating a comfortable home can be an expensive task.
For our visitors from the United States of America, Expertise provide support to help you stay in your home
Guide to Home Remodeling for Disability: http://www.expertise.com/home-and-garden/home-remodeling-for-disability-and-special-needsI
In the UK - despite five years of savage cuts to public services, some local authorities still provide (limited) support to help the disabled remain in their own homes - such as stair lifts, disability aids for bathing and moving about your home in safety. Contact your local authority's social services department for details.