The Fibromyalgia Fix

August 29, 2018

There are so many "tricks of the trade" when it comes to living with Fibromyalgia. Some people swear by certain medications while others use supplements, dietary exercises and dietary changes to manage their symptoms. Everyone is unique, as far as the symptoms they experience and how they manage. Below are some of the most 

Pain

The pain of fibromyalgia migrates, affecting different parts of the body at different times. The pain and stiffness is often worse upon waking in the morning or after sitting / lying in one position for an extended period of time and often feels flu like, stabbing, can be sharp and achy.

Sleep Problems
Most people with fibromyalgia have difficulty getting the restorative sleep that they need. Because of this, they do not wake up feeling refreshed.

Fatigue
The fatigue of fibromyalgia is an exhaustion that is disruptive to daily life. 

Cognitive Issues
Often referred to as “fibro-fog,” this includes forgetfulness, memory lapses, an inability to concentrate, confusion, and difficulty communicating effectively.

These are just the four most common symptoms of fibromyalgia, other ailments that patients with Fibromyalgia suffer from are irritable bowel syndrome, chronic migraines, depression, etc.

So does anything help? 

While there is no known cure for fibromyalgia, there are certainly things we can do to find some address the root cause and reverse fibromyalgia. Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and Functional Medicine treatments has been highly effective in our office for our patients who suffer with this complicated ailment. Since every patient with Fibromyalgia is unique, our treatment plans are customized to address the unique patient. 

Call our clinic now to schedule your comprehensive consultation with our practitioners, The Fibromyalgia Fix is here at The Emperor's Medicine.