What causes Fibromyalgia?
The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, but it’s thought to be related to abnormal levels of certain chemicals in the brain and changes in the way the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves) processes pain messages carried around the body.
Fibromyalgia, also called Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long term condition that cause pain all over the body, people with fibromyalgia may also have:
● Increased sensitivity to pain
● Fatigue (extreme tiredness)
● muscle stiffness
● difficulty sleeping
● problems with mental processes, known as ” fibro-fog” such as problems with memory and concentration
● Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) a digestive condition that causes stomach pain and bloating
The symptoms sometime begin after a physical trauma, surgery, infection, or significant psychological stress.
In some cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering event. Women are much more likely to develop fibromyalgia also have tension headaches temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety and depression. While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, a variety of medications can help control the symptoms.
Exercise, relaxation and stress – reduction measures also help at Rainbow Arokayal Holistic Longevity Clinic.