Alternative Treatments for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue by Mari Skelly

By Mari Skelly

Mainstream medication, despite the fact that priceless in different parts of therapeutic, has did not successfully deal with the complexities of fibromyalgia and protracted fatigue syndrome. this beneficial ebook specializes in substitute cures for those standard ailments. sufferers from all over the world describe their reviews and coping ideas, whereas dozens of specialists in fields starting from naturopathy, ayurveda, and reflexology, to guided imagery, hypnosis, and guaifenesin remedy, proportion their wisdom. With 70 percentage new fabric, this advisor deals either perception and thought for these facing those tough stipulations.

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To be diagnosed with posttraumatic FM. Tom, a 54-year-old former Marine from Endicott, New York, says: I was treated like a malingerer from day one. Every doctor I saw was overwhelmed because I had three or more symptoms and they all believed it was in my head. Many of them just doodled on their paper while I tried to explain my situation. I was told I was the healthiest sick man they had ever seen. Some said my depression was 19 A LT E R N AT I V E T R E AT M E N T S F O R F I B R O M YA L G I A & C F S causing my problems, but I knew my body and knew my symptoms were the cause of my depression.

But I was always able to get up and around and to do what I needed to take care of myself during the day. As time goes by, I have become more functional; the adverse effects have grown less and less. I can go out and work in the yard or run errands. ” SLEEP DYSFUNCTION 30 People with CFS have difficulty both falling asleep and staying asleep. As if that weren’t enough, it’s also hard to wake up in the morning; you may feel as if you haven’t slept at all. After days on end of nonrestorative sleep, the body’s internal clock is disrupted and the natural sleep-wake cycle is altered.

I then began addressing thyroid problems in CFS patients, but this provided help only about 15 percent of the time. Finally, I completed my training in acupuncture and started to integrate it into my practice. Because of this, I began to attract a lot of people to my practice for pain management with acupuncture. This, too, helped, in addition to the other approaches I was already using. But I remained frustrated that I could not help more people. At the urging of one of my patients, I explored the Teitelbaum protocol.

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