an increasingly familiar term. But despite the articles in Books for
treatment alternatives, very little is known about the cause of
Fibromyalgia (FMS) and there remains no cure to date. More than 20 years
ago, after a work accident my road of never ending pain began. Within
two years consulting dozens of different Doctors, the ongoing stress,
FMS had spread throughout my body. Feeling helpless and hopeless, the
severe pain, the effects of taking different medications, I could no
longer function in any capacity. After many long years having sought out
every suggested medical therapy available without any change, it was
during that time that I remembered to finally use my own God-given
healing talent on myself. Thinking, tuning feeling on a spiritual level
by clearing my own energy centres (Chakras ) developing mental control
to place the emotional to the side, my mind then became receptive to the
energies of Spirit, releasing blockages, balancing my emotional system.
To my amazement, it worked for myself, since I had only assisted other
people in the past, there was no longer doubt, that after years of
learning about the Body, Mind and Soul, and using my God-given gift, I
had found a way....I still have FMS but I consider it my friend, however
I am in charge now and look at FMS as the source for the many people I
became friends with.
gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you
really stop to look fear in the face…
You must do the thing you think you
you have the mystery illness that makes people tired and achy?
head, muscles and joints ache. You feel depressed and
fuzzy-brained. You can't sleep at night, and you struggle with
fatigue all day. And worst of all, you just don't know what's
wrong with you...If you're like an estimated 20 million
others, what's wrong is Fibromyalgia a condition marked by
chronic pain, fatigue and numerous tender spots on the body.
Experts are still mystified about what causes FMS, but breakthrough
studies are shedding some light on
this disease - and offering sufferers hope of resuming pain -
free lives. If you've already been diagnosed with FMS or think
you could have it, ask your doctor about:
addition to chronic fatigue
and joint pain,
"18 tender spots".
- depleting activities.
with a chronic disease can be stressful, and doctors have long
thought that stress- reducing techniques could ease
Fibromyalgia symptoms. And now there's proof. Researchers at the
University of Louisville in Kentucky report that Fibromyalgia
patients who meditated for 30 minutes six days a week reported
that it eased insomnia and depression. And while you may feel
you shouldn't exercise, Finnish researchers
this proven stress-buster can also boost energy and reduce
depression among Fibromyalgia sufferers.
difference between CFS and FMS. Which
Disease is Worse?
and C FS
are distinct diseases that share many of the same symptoms. Problems
with sleep, pain, digestion, fatigue, and memory are common to both,
yet a trained physician can differentiate between the two.
secret is in the expression of the syndromes' most common symptoms:
pain and fatigue. Both often involve pain - muscle pain, head pain,
joint pain, and general body pain. But FM
takes top honours
in this category, involving long-term pain in all
four quadrants of the body. FM
is also distinguished by "tender points," 18 predefined
points on the body that are painful when a specified amount of
pressure is applied. If you have C
yet suffer with pain all over your body, ask your doctor to do a
tender-point test. If you have pain in 11 or more of these points,
you probably also have FM.
is the hallmark of CFS;
patients may experience severe fatigue as well. The key difference
here is that most C FS
patients usually pay a huge price for physical exertion - one that
frequently involves paralysing
fatigue, along with extraordinary
malaise, swollen lymph nodes, night sweats, and a host of other
symptoms, some of which seem to be caused by immune system
disease extracts the greatest toll on its sufferers? Is it the
or the paralysing fatigue of
That's easy. It's the disease that you have. If you have
both, it's the one that you had first, because it's the one that
rewrote your life's script and seemed to leave you vulnerable to the
event, both conditions warrant serious attention by you and your
healthcare provider, and both require that you honour your body and
give yourself every advantage. Start by avoiding physical, mental,
and emotional stress as much as possible, getting plenty of sleep,
avoiding junk foods and foods with excess sugar, preservatives, and
other chemicals, and by eating a diet filled with fresh vegetables,
fruits, whole grains, lean meats, and non-farmed fish.
of Missouri doctors discovered that while medication
may offer some
patients relief, non-drug approaches such as relaxation and
better at alleviating symptoms. Researchers now believe
that a combination
of drugs and self-help techniques may be your best strategy.
Fibro Treatment Reviews
the Spirit of Peace be the Light that guides our Dreams."