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Fibromyalgia can prove as confusing and frustrating as it is debilitating to its many sufferers. This chronic pain syndrome can leave you with a variety of symptoms that may seem unrelated to each other or mimic other health challenges. Treating fibromyalgia can prove tricky because it is often misdiagnosed. Fortunately, you can manage your fibromyalgia symptoms safely and successfully through the all-natural treatment options we provide at St. Joseph Chiropractic.
Fibromyalgia is notorious for producing a cascade of issues that may appear to come and go or to shift from one area of the body to another. When you have fibromyalgia, you may suffer from any or all of the following problems:
Many of these symptoms appear just as commonly in other health issues, from musculoskeletal alignment problems to anxiety disorders, so it has been difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of the conditions. We do know that women develop fibromyalgia more often than men and that it can be initiated by an emotionally or physically traumatic experience.
It is assumed that fibromyalgia is related to how the brain and spine process the pain signals sent out by your nerves. Biochemically, it's likely that an imbalance between two substances (mood-regulating serotonin and pain-regulating Substance P) makes you unusually sensitive to even the smallest pain signals. The muscles respond by going into spasms, adding to your distress.
Our chiropractor can administer soothing treatments which optimize your physical function regardless of whether you meet such exacting requirements. Our symptom management options include:
Don't let fibromyalgia symptoms stop you from living your life on your own terms. Get the safe, natural fibromyalgia management you need by calling St. Joseph Chiropractic at 816-279-0700 today