Fibromyalgia leaves its victims feeling disabled and frustrated. It is known for widespread pain in the body, depression or anxiety, being moody or agitated, and sleep issues. The exact cause remains a mystery among the medical community. However, it more than likely has to do with the brain reacting improperly to nerve stimulation due to improper signals being sent by the brainstem. In other words, the brainstem tells the brain there is pain in the body when there is actually little or no pain.
There are a few things you can try at home that may help you find some relief from the pain of fibromyalgia. Here are some suggested lifestyle changes:
One of the major complaints with fibromyalgia is that of not being able to sleep well. Here are some tips for getting a good night’s rest:
The above-mentioned suggestions are helpful, but unless the root cause is addressed, no real relief will be found. Here at Advanced Spinal Care in Redwood City CA, we offer our patients a gentle method to help realign the bones of the neck. A misalignment can place undue pressure on the brainstem, causing it to malfunction. Once corrected, fibromyalgia may improve or go away completely.
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