Archive for May, 2010

Fibromyalgia : is it all in the head?

No. In fact, it’s all over the body and then some! For someone suffering from fibromyalgia this glib cynicism can only add mental stress and stigma  to the  already debilitating physical pain; It’s certainly  not funny! Yet this is not confined to ignorant outsiders only; until recently even some doctors, failing to correctly diagnose fibromyalgia […]

Van Gogh, Picasso, Hemingway can’t all be wrong

They all drank, loved and drew creative inspirations from Absinthe, or Absinth, the fabled ‘king of spirits’ of successive generations of artists. Probably a few, if any, other drink has ever captured the popular imagination and been featured in so many books,  plays, movies and legends. What started as the favorite drink of Toulouse-Lautrec and […]