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Does inflammation play a role in fibromyalgia patients? What are the remedies?

This is a question that runs in the mind of people for several years. There have been continuous researches carried out to understand whether fibromyalgia can cause inflammation or not.

From various studies it was identified that the people who are affected with fibromyalgia show lack of inflammation.

There are some strange chronic conditions that are difficult to understand. One such condition is fibromyalgia.

As the symptoms vary from one person to another person, it may take several years to understand how it is affecting an individual.

Some people will look very normal from outside without any sign of fibromyalgia symptoms inside them.

The external symptoms or evident symptoms is always missing in fibromyalgia individuals making the diagnosis procedures difficult.

There have been cases where people often think they have fibromyalgia when they actually have a normal body pain.

Due to lack of proper procedures to identify fibromyalgia, it has become difficult to do right diagnosis and start medication.

Inflammation is a symptoms that is evidently seen for some of the health problems like arthritis or any muscle or nerve damage. These are some of the physical signs to confirm about a problem in a particular region.

In the case of fibromyalgia, the pain is usually a widespread pain experienced in a wider area. In the case of widespread pain, it becomes difficult to identify the actual reason behind it and provide medication.

That is the reason why researches are confused to find out the actual reason for pain in fibro body. Inflammation is not a regular symptom that is seen.

Only people who have fibro body and if they are accompanied by other conditions like muscle cramps or spasms, have inflammation and it can be seen evidently.

Inflammation in other chronic conditions

It has always been easy for the doctors and other medical practitioners to track down a disease with the symptoms that can be easily seen with eyes. One such symptom is the inflammation.

Unlike people who have lupus or arthritis show inflammation in the joint region. Also in other places where they experience regional pain, inflammation will be present.

Swollen joints usually exhibit inflammation which becomes one of the easiest ways to identify there is a problem. Usually people with fibromyalgia also have other problems like arthritis or lupus as a combination with fibromyalgia.

This is the reason why it is often mistaken that fibro body will also have inflammation. There are certain steps that can be taken to reduce inflammation. Understanding the root cause of inflammation is very important before going for remedy.

Natural remedies to reduce inflammation

Before going for remedies it is important to understand what has caused the inflammation in the first instance. We will be able to track down remedies only after understanding the actual reason for inflammation.

When people have just fibromyalgia inflammation will not happen. If inflammation occurs as an effect of another problem in the body, there are many remedies available to reduce inflammation.

Some of these are also home based natural remedies that can be used after consultation and confirmation from your doctors. Even the doctors are now moving towards providing natural medication considering the side effects that other medications can create.

Massage for fibromyalgia

Massaging the affected region

Usually people who have problems in the joint region or inflammation in the joint region will also have sensitivity towards touch. It becomes difficult to do day to day activities with such inflammation in place.

People can seek help from a medical practitioner or massage professional to get a gentle massage in the affected region. It might not be the case that cure for inflammation will happen in just single day but the swelling will reduce and the affected individual will get good relaxation from pain.

Before going for massage it is good to visit your doctor first and understand whether massage is a good option for you or not. For some types of inflammation, massage can further complicate the pain and will take lots of time to heal.

Applying natural oils

There are some natural oils available with healing properties. As the whole world is moving towards natural medication to avoid side effects from certain drugs and therapies, it is good to use such natural method to find a solution for the problem.

These natural oils can be applied in the affected region to get a good relied. These oils are prepared from some of the plant extracts that has healing properties.

This will not only reduce the swelling but it can also help in strengthening the bone joints. Lavender oils are usually used in such therapies against swelling and inflammation.

It is also believed that these natural oil provides a good relief from pain in fibro body. We may not be able to get an immediate relief but using it regularly can give very good results.

Hot water bath

People who have fibromyalgia can take hot water bath to get a good relief from pain. It is considered that hot water has some healing properties in providing a good relaxation from the pain in the body.

It will also provide a fresh feeling keeping the individual energetic throughout the day. Hot water treatment is carried out as part of natural medication for swelling and inflammation.

fibromyalgia and inflammation

Health supplements

Fibromyalgia individuals usually go for natural remedies. There are different health supplements available suitable for providing good relief from the health problems.

These health supplements are available as consumables that can provide a good relief from symptoms of pain, swelling and inflammation.

They are not only for general health but they are also capable for addressing some of the specific health problems like regional pain, swelling and inflammation. You can consult your doctor to know more about such supplements before starting to use it.

Warm water exercise for fibromyalgia

For some of the rare cases where inflammation is seen in fibromyalgia, doctors suggest warm water exercises. These exercises are specific to some of the problems related to fibro body and helps in providing good relief.

Doctors also prescribe anti-inflammatory diet to the patients who undergo warm water exercise in order to get better results.

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