First a piece of good news, fibromyalgia is not a life-threating condition. Now the bad news, there is no permanent cure for fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia makes people unable to do much. Understanding how to cope with fibromyalgia condition is the first step for living a normal life.
Ongoing pain affects the quality of life. This not only affects you physically but also mentally. And if you suffer from a mental health problem, you're more likely to be more sensitive to pain.
Let's find out various ways you can handle your fibromyalgia flares more efficiently and effectively.
When someone is in constant pain, exercise seems to be the last thing to come in their mind.
In fact, the conventional thinking has been to take rest when in pain or not feeling well.
So how does exercising can help someone with fibromyalgia pain?
To be clear, the exercise we are talking about is not at the same intensity and frequency which you see on TV or watch online for people working on to reduce weight or build up muscles.Continue reading
Fibromyalgia causes persistent muscle pain which feels like someone is squeezing your muscle fibers.
A painkiller prescription can help suppress the pain for the time being but does not treat the underlying source of the pain.
For long lasting relief from muscle pain, it is important to restore the structural integrity of the myofascial system.
The myofascial system is composed of muscles and fascia. The fascia is the connective tissue which supports and readies the muscles in response to signals from the many nerves running throughout it.Continue reading
Fibromyalgia patients often suffer from a variety of conditions such as muscle pain, headache, sleep disorder, and anxiety.
I was suffering from several fibromyalgia symptoms when I decided to seek remedy by myself.
My doctor had already prescribed me Lyrica, Cymbalta, and Savella and I found that these medicines reduced one symptom but then triggered several other side effects which negated any benefit of using these medications at all.
Research published in Journal of Integrative Medicine showed that fibromyalgia patients lacked in the magnesium level and use of magnesium provided significant relief from the several pain symptoms.
How bad is your muscle pain?
That was the question which my doctor asked when I was not diagnosed with fibromyalgia condition yet.
“It is terrible, and it hurts non-stop,” was my reply.
My doctor recommended me some painkiller and anti-inflammatory medication which as it turned out did not provide any relief at all.
Since then I have seen several rheumatologists and specialist find a solution to my muscle pain and have drastic success in controlling this painful condition.
It is interesting to note that there are several reasons the muscle spasm can happen and fibromyalgia condition is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood cause.Continue reading