Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease that involves pain in the muscles, body and bones and it is a very common musculoskeletal condition that is considered as chronic.
It manifests as widespread muscle and joint pain and also fatigue in the whole body. This disease is often misinterpreted as something else and can lead to isolation and depression.
The reasons behind this disease happening are unknown but some of the vague factors may include repetitive injuries, certain illnesses, traumatic events and so on. The symptoms are usually misinterpreted and thought of as another disease but they often include:
- Morning sickness
- Painful menstruation
- Trouble sleeping
- Tingling and numbness in the extremities
- Problems in thinking and memory issues
- Abdominal pain
- Hypersensitivity to cold or hot
People who already are afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis, spinal arthritis, lupus or other similar issues are maybe more prone to getting this disease. Fibromyalgia can be harder and tricky to detect even with a doctor but there are some tests that can be done.
According to the National Fibromyalgia Association this affliction happens to 10 million people only in the U.S. and most of the times according to statistics this happens to women.
According to experts, fibromyalgia happens due a psychological disorder but some recent information has come to light that states that this condition happens and is triggered by the blood vessels located in the hands.
This means that there are new researches to be made and new treatments that change the way people usually treat fibromyalgia. The standard treatment of fibromyalgia includes antibiotics, painkillers, anticonvulsants and antidepressants. These ways of treating this issue are not long-term and have not proved that effective yet.
According to the new research due to the different factor of occurrence the treatments of fibromyalgia can be different and improved than the regular remedies and prescribed medication.
Since the blood vessels may be the blood vessels and poor circulation there may be certain ways to improve the blood circulation and therefor treat fibromyalgia.
Here is, what doctors recommend:
- More exercise
- Massage therapy
- Healthy and clean diet
- Physical therapy