100 Questions & Answers About Fibromyalgia by Sharon Ostalecki

By Sharon Ostalecki

Even if you re a newly clinically determined sufferer, or a pal or relative of somebody anguish with Fibromyalgia, this publication bargains support. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Fibromyalgia offers authoritative, sensible solutions to universal questions about this situation to assist sufferers and households in achieving a better realizing of all elements of facing fibromyalgia together with remedies, resources of aid, and masses extra. This booklet is a useful source for somebody dealing with the actual and emotional turmoil of this illness.

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Sleep cycles generally last 90 to 100 minutes. Individuals generally feel rested and refreshed only when awaking at the conclusion of a sleep cycle. 5 hours of sleep. Many different factors can cause a decrease in the endurance of muscle, but the most common cause is the absence of restful or restorative sleep (seen in as many as 70% to 90% of fibromyalgia patients). Lucy’s comment: I experienced 4 years of numerous doctor visits, months of physical therapy, along with the probing and prodding of every part of my body and brain.

Fibromyalgia and reduced pressure pain thresholds have been shown to aggregate strongly within families. Yet other studies have revealed specific polymorphisms in the serotonin transporter gene and the catechol-O-methyltransferase enzyme that inactivates catecholamines. Currently, there is no laboratory test or imaging study that establishes the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. 17 1 0 0 Q & A A b o u t F i b r o m ya lg i a Figure 1â•… Tender Points L ocations Trigger points Places on the body where muscles and adjacent fibrous tissue (fascia) are sensitive to the touch.

My physician suggested water physical therapy, and I found it to be quite relaxing. I had an easier and quicker recovery with this birth, and in the months that followed I adjusted to having two children and the challenges of living with fibromyalgia. My second pregnancy, as with my first, was a constant learning experience. I have found that having fibromyalgia requires a constant and ongoing search for what can help me to feel better, and I expect that my journey has just begun. 33 1 0 0 Q & A A b o u t F i b r o m ya lg i a 32.

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