Fibromyalgia is a complex condition, and it’s not yet fully understood. However, there are a few things to consider:
A study of 84 people with fibromyalgia found that 100% of them also had small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
Thyroid dysfunction Suboptimal levels of thyroid hormones are often observed in cases of fibromyalgia.
Eating foods to which we’re sensitive can activate the immune system, contributing to inflammation.
Viruses, heavy metals and even mould can damage the mitochondria, the energy-producing factors of the cell. This leads to fatigue.
A feeling of lack of safety, particularly in early life, can lead to a state of hypervigilance, which makes pain worse.
This doesn’t cause fibromyalgia, but excess sugar, processed foods and trans fats can worsen inflammatory processes in the body.
People with fibromyalgia benefit from expert help. Here’s where to start:
Choosing colourful fruits and vegetables, good fats and organic sources of protein can help to reduce inflammatory processes in the body.
Pain can make people not want to exercise, but moving as much as you can is known to help.
CBT can be a powerful tool to help you, even more so if you have a past trauma that can be addressed,
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