The Autoimmune Hour welcomes back Dr. Dorothy Martin-Neville to share her insights on Fibromyalgia and the dilemma of a set of ‘kitchen-sink symptoms.’ Yup, that’s what I’m calling it. That’s what happens all too often when the doctor doesn’t know what else to label your symptoms… they take an easy route and do an ‘everything and the kitchen-sink’ label of Fibromyalgia, doing a disservice to real sufferers of Fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia is a real disorder. And, while Fibromyalgia doesn’t qualify as an autoimmune disorder because it doesn’t cause inflammation, it has many similar symptoms such as pain all over the body, sleep disturbances, and fatigue. In this informative interview, Dr. Dorothy shares with us why Fibromyalgia is so hard to diagnosis plus
• Why other conditions are mistaken or mislabeled as Fibromyalgia
• Is there really a Fibromyalgia personality?
• Tips and techniques to optimize your healing journey
plus so much more… including her motto that ‘Life is about living it, not about surviving it.’
Our guest Dorothy A. Martin-Neville, PhD supports Women Executives through Leadership Coaching in getting out of their own way while recognizing and living their purpose as well as creating a culture of Purpose within their organizations and it the author of multiple books, including “When Your Soul Sings, Your Body Dances.”
In the world of medicine, Dorothy, certified in 9 modalities of integrative health care, founded The Institute of Healing Arts and Sciences, establishing a pioneer 4-year program in energy medicine and personal transformation supporting medical and non-medical personnel in understanding the psycho/spiritual correlates of physical disease and disorders.
As a Clinical Instructor at the University of Connecticut Medical School, Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of a multi-million-dollar Frontier Medicine Grant, and recipient of NIH grant funding for a quantitative and qualitative pilot study on the Psycho/Spiritual Correlates of Fibromyalgia, she has spent years immersed in the work of merging allopathic and integrative health.
Learn more about Dr. Dorothy and Fibromyalgia at http://curingfibromyalgia.com/ then share this link with family and friends: www.UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/Fibro
Today’s episode is all about fibromyalgia and how it’s become what Sharon calls the “kitchen sink disorder” ─ meaning, when doctors don’t what else to call it, they just label it “fibromyalgia.”
And so, they begin with why fibromyalgia is so hard to diagnose then on to how it is diagnosed.
0:19:00.7 At this point, they go into stress as a major activator for any disease and some coping skills to deal with it from taking ownership of mantras and meditation.
0:37:07.7 As always when talking about stress and healing, they go into the power of breathing and conscious breathing specifically
0:39:59.9 At this point, Dr. Dorothy talks about the fibromyalgia personality then goes to tell the audience where to find her and get in touch with her.