Press Releases

Date
03-19-2012

Name
Kelly CusackDirector, Public Relations and Marketing

Phone
708.229.5049

Fax
708.229.6733

Email
Kcusack@lcmh.org

Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center to Host a Free, Community-Sponsored Event on Living

Little Company of Mary Hospital is hosting a free community-sponsored event on “Living Well With Fibromyalgia, presented by Dr. Joyce Chen, on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at the Oak Lawn Hilton from 6 pm to 8 pm. Learn the latest about Fibromyalgia and maintaining a healthy life balance. A light dinner will be offered. Space is limited.

Fibromyalgia is a disorder causing widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by sleep, memory, fatigue, and mood swings. Fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals. Fibromyalgia is more common in woman then men.

Symptoms sometimes begin after a physical trauma, surgery, infection or significant psychological stress. In other cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering event. Fibromyalgia tends to run in families, genetic mutations can occur that may make you more susceptible to developing the disorder.

Common symptoms include:

· abdominal pain
· anxiety and depression
· chronic headaches
· difficulty maintaining sleep or light sleep
· dryness in mouth, nose, and eyes
· fatigue upon arising
· hypersensitivity to cold and/or heat
· inability to concentrate (called "fibro fog")
· incontinence
· irritable bowel syndrome
· numbness or tingling in the fingers and feet
· painful menstrual cramps
· stiffness

Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center offers specialized health education programs geared specifically to the public’s physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. The Health Education Center provides innovative wellness programs conducted by registered nurses.

To register for the free community-sponsored event on Fibromyalgia call 708.424.9988. Space is limited. To learn more about the Dr. Joyce Chen or Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center, go to www.lcmh.org.



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