Brenda Vanta

Brenda Vanta, Author at New Life Outlook

About Brenda

Brindusa (Brenda) Vanta is an alternative health care doctor, author and medical writer. She has written for the Livestrong, South Asian Health Chronicle, Oakville Massage Community and Information Network, and she focuses on nutrition and homeopathy. She received her MD degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine, Romania, and her HD diploma from Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.

Brenda's Work

Cabin Fever With Fibromyalgia

Avoiding Cabin Fever With Fibromyalgia

Cabin fever with fibromyalgia is common; having to stay at home due to pain and fatigue can take its toll. Try these strategies for avoiding cabin fever.
by Brenda Vanta on December 22, 2014
Interstitial Cystitis

What Is Interstitial Cystitis?

There are so many other medical conditions that can develop along with fibromyalgia, and interstitial cystitis is just one of them.
by Brenda Vanta on November 26, 2014
Fibromyalgia and Sleeping Pills

Is it Safe to Take Sleeping Pills With Fibromyalgia?

If you have fibro, it's likely you have difficulties sleeping — but are sleeping pills the way to go? Learn more about fibromyalgia and sleeping pills.
by Brenda Vanta on November 19, 2014
Fibromyalgia and Lupus

Could You Have Fibromyalgia and Lupus?

Could you have fibromyalgia AND lupus? It's not always easy for doctors to distinguish between the two conditions, and some people have both simultaneously.
by Brenda Vanta on October 14, 2014
Fibromyalgia in Children

What You Need to Know About Fibromyalgia in Children

Fibromyalgia in children is known as juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS). Learn more about the condition and how to get a diagnosis.
by Brenda Vanta on October 7, 2014
Is Fibromyalgia Hereditary?

Is Fibromyalgia Hereditary?

Genetics can make some people predisposed to developing fibromyalgia, but there are also many other factors involved. So, is fibromyalgia hereditary?
by Brenda Vanta on October 7, 2014
Fibromyalgia and Sex

Navigating Fibromyalgia and Sex

Let’s look at the link between fibromyalgia and sex, the many health benefits of sex, as well as some tips to spice up your sex life.
by Brenda Vanta on October 1, 2014
Flying With Fibromyalgia

Flying With Fibromyalgia: What You Need to Know

Flying with fibromyalgia can be difficult. Here are the most common symptoms that can become aggravated by travel, as well as some tips to feel better.
by Brenda Vanta on September 15, 2014
Chiropractic Care for Fibromyalgia

Understanding Chiropractic Care for Fibromyalgia

Some patients fear that chiropractic care for fibromyalgia may aggravate pain. But it is both safe and proven to reduce pain from fibromyalgia.
by Brenda Vanta on July 4, 2014