Brian Barr Solicitors 2014 Blogs - Page 2

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Is Chronic Pain Affecting Your Relationship?

Living with a chronic pain condition, such as fibromyalgia, can be difficult enough in itself but, when it comes to relationships, it can also cause additional complications. Aside from the pain assoc...

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Is There A Link Between Fibromyalgia & My Headaches?

Dear BrianI was involved in a road traffic accident and suffered a whiplash injury. After a few months, I started to develop widespread pain before being diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I can no long...

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Fibromyalgia & Autumn

Autumn can be a beautiful time of year, with the turning colours of the leaves and the cool, crisp, change in weather. However, for some sufferers of fibromyalgia it can also herald a negative change ...

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Fibromyalgia Awareness Week

If you didn’t already know, this week is Fibromyalgia Awareness Week.  Unfortunately many people remain unaware of the illness fibromyalgia, as well as the effects that it can have upon both suffer...

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5 Top Fibromyalgia Blogs

Suffering from fibromyalgia can be an isolating experience but, if you do suffer from the illness, it’s important to remember that you are in very good company.  The internet is full of helpful web...

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Avoiding The Stress Of Back To School Shopping

If you suffer from fibromyalgia, when it comes to sending the kids back to school after the long summer holidays, it can feel like a mixed blessing.  Whilst keeping the kids entertained over the vaca...

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How Swimming Can Ease Your Fibromyalgia

In previous blogs we have explored how gentle exercise may help to improve fibromyalgia symptoms.  Studies have shown that low impact and non-weight-bearing aerobic exercises (such as walking, swimmi...

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The Benefits Of Massage Therapy For Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia symptoms can be wide-ranging, but they often involve muscle aches and stiff joints: making it difficult for patients to participate in daily physical activities.  Whilst many who suffer ...

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Employee Dismissal & Permanent Health Insurance Claims

Dear BrianI am not well and face the possibility of being dismissed from work. However, I have a permanent health insurance (PHI) scheme at work. Is it true that if the company dismissed me I will...

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Travel Tips If You Suffer From Fibromyalgia

The summer holidays are upon us and, as facebook newsfeeds across the country fill up with pictures of friends enjoying relaxing breaks in exotic retreats, it seems as if everybody around has exciting...

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