Tag Archives: breathing

Fibromyalgia and massage

  Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a group of symptoms that includes chronic (long-term) pain in the soft tissues. Other disorders that frequently accompany FMS are fatigue, sleep disruption, migraine headaches and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and , unsurprisingly, depression. After other diseases have been ruled out FMS is normally diagnosed by the presence of 11 or more  tender

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Nijmegen Questionnaire

Nijmegen Questionnaire The Nijmegen questionnaire gives a broad view of symptoms associated with dysfunctional breathing patterns. It is only a preliminary guide to breathing training. Please ring the score that best describes the frequency with which you experienced the symptoms listed Symptom Never Seldom Sometimes Often Very Often Chest pain 0 1 2 3 4

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Massage and breathing pattern disorder.

Fatigued? Brain fog? Lowered pain threshold? Cardiac and gut symptoms? The list goes on…..  but what they all have in common is an association with breathing pattern disorder. There are many causes to theses issues, and underlying pathology cannot be ignored, but breathing pattern disorders, even when indirectly involved,  can greatly add to and aggrevate the

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