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Welcome to FibroIreland

FibroIreland has been created for people affected by fibromyalgia. It provides general information to help you understand how fibromyalgia affects you and what you can do to manage it. It also tells you where to find further information. For information on support groups please go to the support page or click here.

We aim to :

• Listen with empathy to your experience of FM

• Make FM better understood

• Provide up-to-date information on FM

• Support those caring for people with FM

 

 

Fibromyalgia Health and Wellbeing Summit
- 12 May 2018

Fibro summit

Fibromyalgia Health and Wellbeing Summit
- 12 May 2018inaugural Fibromyalgia Health and Wellbeing Summit is being jointly organised by Arthritis Ireland and Fibro Ireland. Featuring expert contributors and leading practitioners, the summit will offer the latest thinking from the medical and research world, while addressing issues of concern to those living with fibromyalgia. Sessions at the summit will focus on:

Latest developments in diagnosing and treating fibromyalgia
The patient experience
Self-management
Sleep
Nutrition and diet
Tai chi practice and mindfulness to start the day well
Breathing exercises
The summit will provide an opportunity for those living with the condition to connect, to share personal stories and experiences, and to learn more about how to better manage their condition. In addition to the timetabled sessions, the summit will also include complementary treatments for delegates, including massage and mindfulness.

As the first event of its kind, and organised by two national patient organisations, the Fibromyalgia Health and Wellbeing Summit is uniquely positioned within the Irish health and wellness landscape.

Venue

Hilton hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2.

Programme

9.30 Registration, tea and coffee on arrival

10.00 Welcome: Grainne O'Leary, Arthritis Ireland and Ursula Hakman, FibroIreland

10.10 Keynote: Prof. Andrea Nicol, University of Kansas Medical Center

11.05 Patient voices: Orla Gilheany and Peter Boyd

11.50 Understanding how to manage fibro: Rachel Lynch, Fibro Ireland

12.45 Lunch

13.45 Parallel workshops

Sleep: Deirdre McSwiney, The Healing House and formerly Mater Private
Tai chi practice and mindfulness to start the day well: Rachel Lynch
Nutrition and diet: Jo Faulkner
Breathing to the full: Denise Curtis
14.45 Tea / Coffee break

15.05 Parallel workshops

Sleep: Deirdre McSwiney, The Healing House and formerly Mater Private
Tai chi practice and mindfulness to start the day well: Rachel Lynch
Nutrition and diet: Jo Faulkner
Breathing to the full: Denise Curtis
16.05 Concluding remarks

16.20 Close

 

Click here to book a place

 

FibroFridge

FibroFridge is a closed facebook group dedicated to help you get your nutrition on track.

The group will help you make better food choices to help you manage Fibromyalgia. Share ideas for breakfast, snack, lunch & dinner. Get support and find the best food manage your health.

www.facebook.com/groups/FibroFridge/

 

IMET meetings 2018

The meetings are scheduled for the last Saturday of each month (2.30pm-4.30pm), with the exception of March (24th March) and December (15th December). All are welcome to attend on a regular basis or if you happen to be in town for the day. Further information from Irish ME Trust at 1890-200-912
email info@imet.ie

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE
The group will be meeting in the Teachers Club (Club Na Múinteoirí) – 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1 (across from the entrance to the Rotunda Hospital).

Dates:
Saturday 28th April 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 26th May 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 30th June 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 28th July 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 25th August 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 29th September 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 27th October 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 24th November 2.30pm-4.30pm
Saturday 15th December 2.30pm-4.30pm

 

 


Anything appearing on the website should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation unless specifically so stated. While FibroIreland takes every care to ensure that the content of this site is accurate, we cannot be responsible for any inaccurate or misleading information provided in articles or other items created by third parties.articles or other items created by third parties. Please note that all data on this website is for information purposes only.

The information provided on this website does not seek to replace the advice of trained medical practitioners and therefore is not intended to be a substitute for professional doctor/patient face to face diagnosis or medical advice. In no way are any of the suggestions presented within this site meant to be a substitute for professional care or attention by a qualified medical practitioner, nor should they be construed as such. You should not disregard your own professional medical adviser's opinion, or delay in seeking such an opinion, because of something you read or anticipate reading in this website. FibroIreland is not responsible for any injury, loss, damage or expense incurred by any individual as a result either directly or indirectly of any information published on this website.

FibroIreland is part of Donegal Fibromyalgia Support Group Charity no. 20105358


 

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You can find us on facebook at NorthsideFibroDublin

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South Dublin Blackrock Support Group

The next Blackrock meeting is on Monday 30th of April 2.30pm - 4pm

For further info please contact Ursula Hakman at fibrosouthdublin@gmail.com

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Support Group in Clongriffin Dublin

The Clongriffin meeting for April is TBC. This group meets once a month on Thursday evening at 7pm

For further info please contact Rachel at northside@fibroireland.com or TEXT ONLY
(087) 997 6252
(between TUES-THURS 4.30am-7pm ONLY). Please ensure to give your full name and contact details.

You can find us on facebook at NorthsideFibroDublin

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