Do you suffer from daily pain and fatigue?
Does it affect your sleep and day-to-day activities?
Have you been told there is nothing more that can be done?
At Cura, we aim to reduce pain and increase energy levels by a minimum of 150% within the shortest possible time for fibromyalgia with herbal and nutritional medicine. Many patients respond within weeks, whereas most take 2-3 months to feel significant improvement from the most debilitating pain, naturally.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic ailment without a known cause and without a safe, effective conventional medical treatment. No doubt you have been suffering from poor sleep, fatigue, and widespread aching and stiffness in soft tissues, including muscles, tendons, and ligaments. There are a growing number of Australians who suffer and thankfully there have been several studies published in leading medical journals have found outstanding results from Fibromyalgia natural treatment.
Interestingly, this disorder used to be called fibrositis or fibromyositis syndromes. But because inflammation (indicated by the “itis” suffix) is not present the name was changed and the name became fibromyalgia.
What are Common Fibromyalgia Symptoms?
- Wide- Spread Aches and Pains
- Localised pain in the neck area
- Pain in rib area
- Lower back pain
- Chronic Fatigue
- Tension Headaches
- Myofascial Pain Syndrome (pain and inflammation in the body’s soft tissues)
- Tender points in thigh area
- Immune Deficiency Syndrome
- Depression or mood alterations
How Can A Naturopath Help With Fibromyalgia?
Naturopaths can help to address many of your symptoms, including:
- Muscular-skeletal pain
- joint and muscle immobility
- chronic headaches
- Sleep Disruption Problems
- IBS and related digestive problems
- Problems with concentration
- Vulvar pain syndrome
- Nails and brittle hair
- Weight gain
- Sleep Disruption Problems
What Causes Fibromyalgia?
The cause of fibromyalgia is unknown. However, certain conditions may contribute and compound the severity of the disorder. They include poor sleep, heavy metal toxicity, repetitive muscular skeletal strains, an injury, poor gastrointestinal function, food allergies, nutritional deficiencies and repeated exposure to dampness and cold. Mental and excessive physical stress may also contribute to the condition.
Useful Pathology Tests
The following are some useful pathology testing available for the treatment of Fibromyalgia. There are more test available than the ones below so please contact the clinic to discuss your needs.
Hair mineral Analysis – Hair Mineral Test Sample
Comphrensive Digestive Stool Analysis – Parasite and Bacteria Stool Test
IgG Food panel – Allergy Test Example Report
Stress hormone salivary test – Adrenal Stress Hormones Sample Report
Intestinal permeability stool test – Leaky Gut Sample Report
Contact the Cura clinic to talk with a naturopath
Fibromyalgia Nutrition Research
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Bell IR, et al: Improved clinical status in fibromyalgia patients treated with individualized homeopathic remedies versus placebo, Rheumatology, 43:577-82, 2004a.
Bell IR, et al: EEG alpha sensitization in individualized homeopathic treatment of fibromyalgia, Int J Neurosci.114(9):1195-1220, 2004b.
Dietlind L, et al: Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies by patients referred to a fibromyalgia treatment program at a tertiary care center, Mayo Clin Proc, 80(1):55-60, 2005.
Fisher P et al: Effect of homoeopathic treatment on fibrositis (primary fibromyalgia), BMJ, 299(6695):365-6, 1989.
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