Fibromyalgia

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by lkaupas
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Fibromyalgia

-Medication and lifestyle habits are two ways to improve sleep and decrease pain in fibromyalgia patients. -Doctors may prescribe antidepressants for fibromyalgia patients to help with the pain, anxiety, and depression. -Doctors will also reccomend patients to pursue physical physical therapy or aerobic exercise.

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Treatment

Fibromyalgia is one of the most commmon chronic disorders in which individuals undergo pain in their muscles and joints.There is no definite cause of fibromyalgia, but studies show the disorder may be caused by an inbalance of chemicals in the CNS.

What is it?

Alterations of neuroendocrine transmitters, like serotonin or growth hormone, appear to lay a strong foundation for fibromyalgia. Along with these characteristics, fibromyalgia is also linked with depression, anxiety, stress, fatigue, and changes in sleeping patterns.Doctors will usually check for swelling, redness, or weakened body movements. Along with that, doctors will also ask for medical history to cancel similar diseases that could explain your symptoms, such as thyroid disease or vitamin D deficiency.

Pathophysiology

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Signs & Symptoms

Some symptoms:-Chronic muscle pain, muscle spasms, or tightness-Moderate or severe fatigue and decreased energy-Insomnia or waking up feeling just as tired as when you went to sleep-Stiffness upon waking or after staying in one position for too long-Difficulty remembering, concentrating, and performing simple mental tasks ("fibro fog")-Abdominal pain, bloating,

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There has been no way found to prevent fibromyalgia.

Prevention


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