Dr. T's Health Blog (Recent Posts)

3 Reasons You're Not Sleeping Well

Published: January 29, 2019

Disordered Sleep

Disordered sleep is a hallmark of fibromyalgia. There are many factors that contribute to this. But first some background.

Before light bulbs were invented 140 years ago, people in the U.S. averaged nine hours sleep at night. When was the last time you slept that well?

The Fibromyalgia Puzzle – Another Piece Fits into Place

Published: November 5, 2018

Puzzle Pieces

More and more pieces of the fibromyalgia puzzle are coming together to give us a bigger picture, and this new one can help treatment in two major ways!

A recent study showed something we already knew. That serotonin (the "happiness molecule") is low in people with fibromyalgia. Not surprisingly, low serotonin is also associated with poor sleep, increased pain, and feeling blue.

Loyal Dog Refuses to Leave Owner's Grave

Published: October 24, 2018

Can bring a tear to your eye, but so touching you have to see this. A devoted dog, Deta, refused to leave her recently deceased owner's grave. Deta's owner was an 86-year-old woman who had died only a couple of months before.