Wondering if those achy breaky pains are real?
The Mayo Clinic describes Fibromyalgia as “…a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.” Research shows that Fibromyalgia affects the way your brain processes pain, leading to pain and sensitivity in certain body areas coming and going and varying in pain-level.Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
Severe and Sensitive to touch pain in the following areas:
- Inside of your elbows
- Your collar bones
- Inside of your knees
- Your hips
- Sleep deprivation
Certain Foods Can Make It Worse
Avoid over-indulging in Sugars, Caffeine, Night-Shade Vegetables, less than fresh fruit or meats, foods high in Carbs. See a full list here.
If you’ve been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and would like to start decreasing symptoms of chronic pain Acupuncture is a great place to start. Also, trying foods and supplements high in Vitamin D help as well.
Do you suffer from Fibromyalgia or Chronic Pain? How did you know notice the difference? – Let us know in the comments below.