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Integrative Therapies to heal Fibromyalgia

Top Integrative Treatments For Fibromyalgia

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Acupuncture Treatments For Fibromyalgia

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  • Fibromyalgia is categorized as Ji bi (muscle impediment) in TCM. There are three other primary specific patterns in this syndrome: xu Lao (vacuity taxation/fatigue), yu sheng (depressive condition/depression), and Shi mian (sleeplessness). Each of these patterns has a slightly different symptom image based on the origin of the imbalance.

    In TCM, the heart of fibromyalgia syndrome is due to Liver-Spleen disharmony. This routine sits squarely in the middle of the rest of the patterns associated with fibromyalgia.

    You might have heard the expression "meridians." In TCM these are now known as jing Luo, the significant longitudinal distributions and security ...more

Ayurveda Treatments For Fibromyalgia

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  • According to Ayurveda, Fibromyalgia reflects weak digestion, channels blocked by toxins, and diminished dhatus (tissues), and hence Fibromyalgia therapy works on those variables first. All three doshas are out of order though Vata often dominates the picture. The principal focus of Ayurvedic treatment is to balance the body and strengthen the muscles and nervous system. Toxins are cleansed in the body channels and digestion is improved to avoid the recurrence of the accumulation. Stress-reducing techniques like yoga, pranayama, and meditation are also recommended, as well as diet and lifestyle adjustments to eliminate the causative factors.

    Fibromyalgia is perceived as a Vata imbalance and described as 'Mansa Dhatugat and...more

Functional Medicine Treatments For Fibromyalgia

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  • In the root of the majority of Fibromyalgia cases, there is some triggering event where the person hasn't fully recovered. Some examples are divorce or death of a loved one or any other stressful event in your lifetime. In treating fibromyalgia naturally and efficiently, it's essential to address the original source and/or triggering event. Support throughout the healing journey is critical to one's general health. A thorough functional medicine approach can address the acute phase of getting chronic fibromyalgia pain. Dysfunction in a few critical systems appears to be the common denominator with fibromyalgia. Areas involved include the mitochondria, the hypothalamus in the brain, and the immune system. Defects in the mitochondria lead...more