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Can detox help with fibromyalgia?
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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Increasing doses of opioids to try to chase the pain, unsuccessfully, can sometimes result in “opioid induced hyperalgesia”.
Typically, fibromyalgia does not respond well to the pain managing aspects of opioids, although it sometimes improves mood and spirit by reducing the suffering aspect of pain. If you have been taking increasing doses of opioids without improvement, it is time to taper off.

In brief: Possibly
Increasing doses of opioids to try to chase the pain, unsuccessfully, can sometimes result in “opioid induced hyperalgesia”.
Typically, fibromyalgia does not respond well to the pain managing aspects of opioids, although it sometimes improves mood and spirit by reducing the suffering aspect of pain. If you have been taking increasing doses of opioids without improvement, it is time to taper off.
Dr. David Teicheira
Dr. David Teicheira
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
In brief: Not likely
? If "detox" might ameliorate fibromyalgia.
It is not expected that detoxification would lessen the intensity of FM, which is a condition of widespread muscle spasms & soft tissue strain/deterioration secondary to deconditioning from resting after a mechanical injury &/or prolonged illness-convalescence. Increased muscle mass/tone is needed & protein depletion w. detox would be counterproductive.

In brief: Not likely
? If "detox" might ameliorate fibromyalgia.
It is not expected that detoxification would lessen the intensity of FM, which is a condition of widespread muscle spasms & soft tissue strain/deterioration secondary to deconditioning from resting after a mechanical injury &/or prolonged illness-convalescence. Increased muscle mass/tone is needed & protein depletion w. detox would be counterproductive.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine
In brief: Fibromyalgia
I am wondering what sort of detox you are talking about.
Please clarify and I'd be happy to help you.

In brief: Fibromyalgia
I am wondering what sort of detox you are talking about.
Please clarify and I'd be happy to help you.
Dr. Liesa Harte
Dr. Liesa Harte
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