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Can Fibromyalgia Be Fatal
Yes but depends: ? can fibromyalgia (FM) improve. Sufferer must make specific efforts. Cause is chronic soft tissue injury w. deconditioning & widespread painful spasm; resultant from childbirth, mechanical injury, obesity, chronic disease induced prolonged inactivity & hypermobility. Gravity is repetitive stressor. Must invoke aquatherapy, gentle yoga, weight loss, neutriceuticals & cannabis soporific-analgesic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unknown cause: The cause is unknown. Certain parts of the brain regulate which sensations are perceived as painful ( a pain gate mechanism). This becomes altered in fibromyalgia and non-painful stimuli are felt as painful. There are also alterations in the brain's sleep cycle mechanism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise plus other: Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome. It is made worse by many things, especially poor sleep and/or poor exercise and/or poor control of stress or psychological issues. You need to be evaluated to see which of these or if all of these may be your problems. Directing therapy to these with sleep evaluation, an exercise program and stress reduction can help. You need individualized program. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes,but...: ? if fibromyalgia (FM) can "go away". Yes, if the patient makes correct efforts related to certain lifestyles. Cause of FM "officially unknown". Clinical data supports that FM is multifactorial & treatments are multimodal. Patient efforts at muscle reconditioning via aquatherapy, massage, gentle yoga, medicinal cannabis, weight loss, & mindfulness therapies provide best potential for a cure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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