Fibromyalgia – The disease of the connecting tissues
Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes so much fatigue and muscle pain in the body. As the name Fibromyalgia implies, it means pains that originates from fibrous tissues of the body which include the tendons, ligaments, and muscles. Fibromyalgia is sometimes assumed to be the same as chronic fatigue syndrome CFS because of some symptoms they share, but the characteristic difference is that Fibromyalgia has specific tender points on the body.
These tender points include the neck, shoulder arms, back, hips and legs which hurt when pressure applied to them. The severity of the pain experienced varies from person to person, and the patients are easily exhausted without no apparent cause or strenuous activity done. Fibromyalgia is prominent in men than women, and it cut across all ages.
Symptoms and Signs of Fibromyalgia
Pain is the main characteristic complaint reported by Fibromyalgia’s patients as mentioned earlier. This pain can come in different forms, and this includes deep muscular aching pain that could be felt as shooting or stabbing pain and at times may come as a throbbing or burning pain sensation. The pain experienced in the group of muscles that are in constant use.
Another indicator of Fibromyalgia is fatigue which can be mild but sometimes experienced as an enormous drain of energy which also referred to as brain fatigue. Other features include sleep disturbance which may come as a tired feeling after waking up from sleep, chronic headache, chest pain, and migraine, a premenstrual syndrome with a painful period, muscle twitching, morning stiffness, tingling sensation, numbness, dizziness and impaired coordination.
The Etiology of Fibromyalgia
The cause of Fibromyalgia is not so specific, but there are likely triggers of occurrence that are found to be responsible for the musculoskeletal pain. These triggers could be an infection, injury and an abnormal level of Substance P and Serotonin in the body.
Homeopathic treatment Effective for Fibromyalgia
Homeopathy is a practical treatment approach for Fibromyalgia and recommended for getting rid of the associated pain and fatigue symptoms of the disease. With the use of appropriate homeopathic medicines, the general vitality of a patient can be restored optimally and the treatment if devoid of side effect of any form.
What makes Homeopathy be a useful alternative treatment is that it sets the body on a natural healing path. Homeopathy stimulates the body ability to heal itself through the theory of ‘’like cures like’’ which means using a substance that produces a particular symptom in a healthy person to cure a sick person with that specific symptoms. This remedy made from the element and administered to patients. A homeopathic remedy made from small diluted doses of a particular substance which will naturally cause illness when applied in large quantity but when used in diluted form performs healing. This is referred to as the law of minimum dose which is works on the principle of “the lower the dose, the more effective in treating a disease.” Homeopathic remedies prepared from plants, animals, and minerals as natural substances.
The effectiveness of Homeopathic treatment possible not only because of the efficacy of the remedies but also the procedure involved in the administration of the Homeopathic treatment. The personal health history including the genetic history of the patient taken into account as well as the body physiology and the most significant symptoms. This will ensure that Fibromyalgia is the ailment to be treated.
The treatment method for Fibromyalgia may vary from person to person as it depends on a wide range of factors that make each patient peculiar. The Homeopathic treatment is unique and individualized because each patient receives treatment specific to local complaints and general constitution. The length of therapy although usually long and may vary.
When Homeopathic treatment compared to conventional treatment of Fibromyalgia, it is clear that Homeopathy has more to offer. This form of natural medicine will not only treat physically but also help the mental and emotional need of a patient. Homeopathy also helps to address stress-related triggers that can in turn trigger Fibromyalgia. Homeopathy improves the vitality and the immunity of the body. This will bring about a balanced sensitivity to pain which is the dominant sign of Fibromyalgia.
Homeopathic treatment for Fibromyalgia in Philadelphia
At the Philadelphia Homeopathic Clinic, Dr. Tsan and associates use the combination of homeopathic remedies and acupuncture for successful treatment of Fibromyalgia. Only at this clinic, we use the most innovative technologies in modern holistic and integrative medicine, known as Homeosiniatry – injections of the homeopathic remedies to correspondent acupuncture points. This integrative approach in clinical studies demonstrated significant improvement in patients’ condition and many cases full recovery.