So What Would Be the Most Effective Fibromyalgia Symptom Treatment Plan for These Conditions?
It seems that one
of the most effective fibromyalgia symptom treatment plans to manage these
conditions is to find a practitioner like a bodywork / physiotherapist that is
experienced in "Myofascial Release". In most cases, the pain associated with
Fibromyalgia is connected to Myofascial Pain, which is caused by tightness and
constriction of the fascia. The general consensus is that scarring or injury to
this band of connective tissue is the main cause of pain and restriction of
motion, with the fascia becoming taut and constricted. (This could be caused by
falls, injuries, broken bones, sports injuries, repetitive motion injuries or
even things like prolonged poor posture, illness or emotional stress.)
The aim of the
Fibromyalgia Symptom Treatment of Myofascial Release is to alleviate pain by
stretching or "releasing" constrictions or "trigger points" of pain in the
fascia. This, in turn, releases pressure on all areas of the body, including
joints, tendons, muscles and even bones and nerves, thereby giving relief from
pain and restoring balance to the body.
Symptom Treatment Plans
Symptom Treatment Plans that might help in managing Fibromyalgia Symptoms and
Myofascial Pain are:
Exercise. Even though exercising can increase
feelings of stiffness and soreness, it is still important to include a regimen
of gentle aerobic exercise, such as swimming, walking, stretching and
strengthening exercises using exercise balls and elastic bands. This is
particularly important as it will help your body to process excess lactic
acid. Working with a “Myofascial Release” practitioner to formulate an
effective exercise program / fibromyalgia symptom treatment plan is a must. They will be able to teach you which
exercises and stretches (particularly with balls and elastic bands) will
rehabilitate stiff, taut muscles, joints and fascia. It is very
important that you not participate in intense exercises which would
only exacerbate the problem by increasing lactic acid production by
overworking muscles, joints, tendons and fascia (such as weight lifting,
running, jogging or intense bicycling).
Seeing a Chiropractor can also be very
beneficial because Chiropractic adjustments of the spine help to improve nerve
function. (Misaligned vertebrae can cause damage or irritation to the nerves
that run through the spinal column. This can affect how the nerve impulses
are sent throughout the body, and can result in pain throughout the body,
including Fibromyalgia or Myofascial Pain. Restoring nerve health can help
tremendously with these conditions.)
Acupuncture is known to reduce pain and
inflammation, as well as increase levels of serotonin which can help with
fibromyalgia symptoms of sleep disorders, insomnia and depression.
If you suffer from low levels of serotonin or
progesterone, or from impaired thyroid function or depressed immune system, it
is important to try to address these concerns. In particular, low levels of
serotonin have been implicated in sleep disorders and insomnia, which are
common with sufferers of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain.
Stress plays an important part in these
conditions so again it is important to try to reduce stress in your life.
Widespread free-radical damage is quite common
nowadays thanks to all the environmental toxins our bodies have to cope with.
Free-radical damage is one of the most important causes of depressed immune
system function, and depressed immune system function is a core issue with
Fibromyalgia Symptoms and Myofascial Pain. Therefore, it is very important to
try to combat free-radical damage through improved nutrition and
supplementation, especially with anti-oxidants.
Supporting the liver in its job of detoxifying
the body by improving nutritional intake and using supplements such as Milk
Thistle, Dandelion Tea and Ginger Tea can be very beneficial
Of course, even though it may not be directly
considered a fibromyalgia symptom treatment, nutrition plays an important part
in coping with these conditions. Following the Strategies of the Detox Diet for Fibromyalgia will also have a positive effect on these
conditions as well as improving your immune function. (One of the most
important things to do is to decrease bad fats and increase good fats, as well
as eliminating sugar and refined carbohydrates.)
Fibromyalgia Symptom Treatment: Natural
A few of the most effective supplements used in
fibromyalgia symptom treatment plan are:
Coenzyme Q10 … has many health benefits
including increasing energy and boosting the immune system through its
anti-oxidant power of combating free-radical damage. Because it aids in
energy production, it is thought to be of use in managing conditions like
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
MSM … this is a naturally occurring sulfur-compound
nutrient that is found in food and has a potent healing property,
particularly with pain and inflammation. Deficiency in MSM is quite common
due to the highly processed foods we eat. The most sulfur-rich foods are
eggs, red peppers, onions, garlic, broccoli, cabbage, asparagus and brussel
sprouts. It can be taken in supplement form, as well as in a cream that can
be applied to areas of pain and inflammation. As well as decreasing pain
and inflammation, success has also been found in using MSM to treat cases of
heartburn or hyperacidity as it helps to stabilise the digestive process.
Other benefits of MSM are: helping with rheumatoid arthritis, muscle spasm
reduction, allergy reduction, anti-parasitic including anti-Candida,
softening scar tissue, hair and nail improvements, improved acne, helps with
Diabetes, and even stops snoring (and much more)!
Calcium … helps the body to deal with lactic
- Magnesium … helps the body to increase pain
thresholds by working on the nerves and reducing the incidence of painful
nerves “firing too quickly”
Malic acid supplements have also been known to
reduce pain levels and can be a very effective fibromyalgia symptom
treatment. Malic acid … sometimes called a fruit acid … is an
alpha-hydroxy organic acid and is found in apples and fruit and can also be
obtained in supplement form. Malic acid is usually combined with magnesium
and has been found to be an effective combination to reduce pain and
inflammation. Malic acid is important for manufacturing ATP, which is the
body’s energy source, without building up lactic acid which causes muscle
pain. This is why it helps, especially with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It
can also help with stabilising weight because it increases metabolism of
glucose by firing up the Krebs cycle. (This would also help with blood
glucose metabolism and diabetes.)
B-Complex vitamins & Vitamin C
General anti-oxidants to support immune
Digestive enzymes for anyone who has digestive
problems, especially "leaky gut syndrome" which is often caused by Candida
Candida supplements for those who suffer from
Candida. (Although the medical community doesn’t necessarily agree with the
correlation between these conditions and Candida, holistic practitioners are
convinced that Candida and leaky gut syndrome are often found to be an
underlying condition (if not an outright cause!) of these conditions.) That
is why it is very important to eradicate any suspected Candida infections.
This is done both through supplementation, as well as eliminating sugar,
refined carbohydrates and certain other dietary restrictions (see webpage
"Candida Symptoms" for more information). This may be why many
practitioners recommend eliminating sugar from the diet as a fibromyalgia
symptom treatment … they have found that diets high in sugar seem to
aggravate these conditions and increase pain levels.
Taking supplements like Milk Thistle,
Dandelion Tea and Ginger Tea is very beneficial for anyone following an
anti-Candida program as these help the liver to detoxify the body.
(Increasing Vitamin C also helps to detoxify the body. Ginger Tea has
also been found to be an effective fibromyalgia symptom treatment to help to
alleviate fibromyalgia chronic pain.)
Oil of Oregano is another natural herb that
has been found to help decrease the pain caused by Fibromyalgia.
The above is just a sample
of the many treatments recommended by both medical physicians and alternative
What about detoxification as
an effective Fibromyalgia Symptom Treatment Plan?
New research is starting to point in the direction of excess toxicity caused by
our modern society, both in the form of our external world and external
pollution (car exhaust, air pollution, water pollution, chemicals out-gassing
from our homes and furniture) as well as from the food we eat (junk food,
trans-fats, excess sugar, chemicals, preservatives and additives) as a major
contributor in many lifestyle diseases including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue
syndrome, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer to name but a few.
my own personal case I have found this to be true.
When I created "Detox Diet For Fibromyalgia", it was with the specific purpose
of trying to heal and reduce my pain levels and burning sensations in my feet
caused by fibromyalgia. I used research on detoxification and Essential
Fatty Acids to come up with a program that would detoxify my system, reduce my
inflammation levels and increase my nutritional levels so that my body could
heal itself. The end result is an excellent Diet For Fibromyalgia that is
quite effective in managing the fibromyalgia pains and burning sensations in my
feet. (Oh, and a nice side-effect of the "Detox Diet For Fibromyalgia" is that if you are
overweight, you will lose weight on it, at a nice steady healthy pace!)
Inflammation, especially chronic systemic inflammation (which
means affecting your entire body), also plays a big part in fibromyalgia.
The two often go hand in hand, although it can be difficult to ascertain which
"Detox Diet For Fibromyalgia" program is an effective Fibromyalgia
Symptom Treatment Plan because it is focused on reducing the inflammation in
your body that in many cases triggers the pain. There are many foods that
reduce inflammation and many foods that increase inflammation. The "Detox
Diet For Fibromyalgia" has been formulated to take advantage of these foods in a safe
and natural way. As a matter of fact, one of the best Fibromyalgia Symptom
Treatment Plans I have found are "Superfoods". I have listed some of the best
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