The diffuse muscle pain is pathological problem that dramatically reduces the quality of patient life.
The patient comes to the clinic with feelings of hopelessness, when the pain is accompanied by persistent rigidity, disturbance of adaptability and for performing simple daily tasks or persistent fatigue. When considering the surgery should be investigated if there is chronic underlying disease or pathological factor of everyday life, the elimination of which is essential in resolution of the symptom.
Factors or diseases that cause chronic persistent pain is poor posture, excessive or inadequate exercise, persistent stress, exposure to extreme temperatures, primary disease of the bones or muscles, tumors, infectious diseases, rheumatic diseases, metabolic diseases, thyroid diseases, neurological diseases.
Fibromyalgia is a holistic disorder characterized by widespread pain lasting more than three months, which is not caused by a specific underlying etiology or certain chronic underlying disease.
The symptoms of fibromyalgia except pain often include:
The fatigue of fibromyalgia is not restored by sleep or other relaxation measures. Individuals with fibromyalgia often awaken tired even if the amount of sleep is apparently sufficient. The drop in energy level of the organism often manifested by poor concentration and reduced memory.
- Sleep Disorders
Many fibromyalgia patients have sleep disorders such as insomnia, restless legs syndrome
Accumulate over time and with no apparent triggering occasion. Risk factors for fibromyalgia include gender (more frequent in women), family history, the presence of rheumatic disease (it is common in patients with rheumatic disease).
The pain in fibromyalgia is due to impaired threshold of pain, which is due to complex immunological, hormonal, neurological factors. Fatigue fibromyalgia also associated with complex factors, including the impairment of the immune system against the attack of harmful external factors dysfunction brain pituitary hormone disorder, reduced recovery forces during sleep. In fibromyalgia patients have found low levels of ATP in the red, which is the energy currency of the cell.
General measures to receive you who suffer from fibromyalgia with fatigue
- Reduce stress: The stress causes muscle spasms and has full contraindication. Try stress management
- Do you sleep well and ensure proper quality of sleep increases your energy reserve. Adopt good sleep habits:
- To go to bed and wake up the same time every day
- Have good quality mattress
- Have sufficient obfuscation and lack of noise in the bedroom
- Avoid sedentary life: But the type and intensity of exercise should be determined after your correct medical examination. The excessive for your body exercise can worsen your symptoms.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle: Follow Mediterranean nutritional programs. Limit intake of caffeine and alcohol.
Apart from general measures mentioned above, the treatment involves individualized nutritional therapy alternative medicine supplements and drugs that increase the energy reserves of the body, improve physical fitness, stabilize the immune system, normalize the threshold of pain.