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Shielding advice April 2021

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Press release Shielding advice for the clinically extremely vulnerable to stop from April 2021 More than 3.79 million clinically extremely vulnerable people in England will be informed they are no longer advised to shield from Thursday 1 April 2021. From: Department of Health and Social Care Published: 18 March 2021   Advice to the clinically […]

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A mother describes her life of living with Fibromyalgia

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Mother living with chronic illness Fibromyalgia says it leaves her ‘not wanting to be here anymore’ Tuesday 23 February 2021, 3:52pm   Report by Granada Reports journalist Anna Youssef Video at this website address:  Mother living with chronic illness Fibromyalgia says it leaves her ‘not wanting to be here anymore’ | Granada | ITV News A […]

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Strategies for living with Fibromyalgia

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By the London Post www.londonpost.co.uk      Controlling Symptoms With Mind-Body Techniques Many find that fibromyalgia symptoms can be effectively controlled with the aid of mind-body practices and that flare triggers can also be reduced in this way. Especially useful practices include things like yoga and mediation, the choices really are endless. Speak to a […]

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A video about living with Fibromyalgia

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Rebecca Browne living in Northern Ireland gives her view on living with Fibromyalgia:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-northern-ireland-53000548/i-felt-like-a-prisoner-in-my-own-home A long-term back injury and fibromyalgia left 26-year-old Rebecca Browne unable to leave her house. “I was like a prisoner in my own home, so I eventually had to look into getting a wheelchair,” she said. Rebecca received a wheelchair loan […]

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Happy Pride 2020!

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June is Pride month, it is a month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. Pride is usually celebrated with lots of parades and marches but with coronavirus and social distancing still in place, things will be different this year. A lot of events have been postponed or cancelled, but the celebrations […]

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Fibromyalgia and the corona covid19 virus

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We have had many people contacting us about Fibromyalgia and the corona covid 19 virus We have had many people contacting us about Fibromyalgia and the covid 19 virus, including being asked about if they should be on the shielded list.  The answer is you will not necessarily be on the shielded list because of […]

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Presentation on surviving Fibromyalgia

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Yesterday  (21/05/2020) Fibromyalgia Friends Together had its first online meeting. The topic of the conversation was ‘Surviving Fibromyalgia during the current crisis’. This a copy of the presentation given:  Presentation on surviving Fibromyalgia There is a additional slide in the presentation with your suggestions on surviving it. Our next meeting takes place on Thursday 18th […]