February 15, 2011 1 Comment
A good support network is key to facing the many challenges that can come with fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Our friends and family help, but it is always nice to talk to people who know exactly what you are going through.
Today, just about everyone is on Facebook, a social networking site. Organizations now have a presence on Facebook were you can communicate directly not only the organization, but with others who are going through the same challenges you face daily.
Many people use Facebook over Google as an online search tool. Even in the past year alone, Facebook has closed the gap on user search preference. (via Mashable 1/20/2011) So why not use Facebook for your health support as well?
Connect with the following Facebook pages online for more support:
Foods For Fibromyalgia
Deirdre Rawlings manages this Facebook group. Follow it to receive updates on how your diet impacts your health.
This is Lumigrate’s Facebook bulletin board to remind people of everything that is happening on their website.
When you follow the NFA’s Facebook fan page, you can connect with other fibro patients and supporters. The site posts everything pertaining to educating, empowering and encouraging the fibromyalgia community.
These are just a few examples of the social communities on that I follow on Facebook.
What Facebook groups or pages do you follow? Please let us know by sharing your comments!