Be Safe With Your Pill Popping
If you like to pop pills, then you will love the supplemental aid for Fibromyalgia symptoms. Sometimes natural treatments like acupuncture or massage therapy can take up your time; this is why many people have gone to prescriptions drugs like anti-inflammatory meds, anti-convulsants or muscle relaxants. These weapons against fibromyalgia were never designed for long term use and can cause many unwanted side effects. However, supplements are all-natural and can be taken without getting any unwanted side effects in your system. Below are a number of the ingredients.
Brown Seaweed Extract
Research is proving that Brown Seaweed extract is proving highly successful in the fight against chronic pain. Studies have shown that taking Brown Seaweed extract can reduce joint pain and stiffness by as much as 52% and individuals notice these benefits within only one week of beginning treatment.
Oil from a fish like salmon has omega-3 fatty acids which are known to be an anti-inflammatory which makes it an excellent source for reducing the pain associated with Fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia is often caused because of tight muscles. Ribose can help to ease this pain because Ribose can help to loosen those muscles and help to improve the debilitating symptoms of Fibromyalgia.
Research has shown that Vitamin D can help with the symptoms of Fibromyalgia. In fact, one specific study shows that individuals who suffer from Fibromyalgia have lower levels of Vitamin D, thus increasing Vitamin D can help to lessen the symptoms caused by Fibromyalgia.
Magnesium can aid in relief from Fibromyalgia because when taken as an additional supplement it can help to reduce the muscle spasms, weakness, and back pain that are commonly associated with Fibromyalgia.
B- Complex Vitamins
All of the B- Complex vitamins (Folic Acid, Riboflavin, and Thiamine) can help to lessen inflammation that often causes the painful symptoms, these vitamins can also help to maintain muscle tone which is an added bonus to those with Fibromyalgia.
When Capsaicin is used on the tender points of a person who suffers from Fibromyalgia a decrease in pain has been notated in some research.
Research has shown that in individuals who suffer from Fibromyalgia when 5-HTP was used as a treatment, individuals reported a significant decrease in their tender points as well as the amount of pain they were experiencing on a daily basis. Other benefits noted with the use of 5-HTP were improvements in sleep, morning stiffness, anxiety, as well as fatigue.
This particular supplement is a synthetic form of a compound which the body naturally produces. It is needed for immune function and plays a key role in the forming of cartilage and DNA. Research has shown that SAMe can lessen the symptoms of chronic pain as well as boost an individual’s spirits which means it is good for those also experiencing depression, a common fibro symptom.
Other Than Supplements
Before I go, I want to tell you about another great and natural way to minimize the frequency and intensity of your fibromyalgia outbreaks. Exercise can have very positive effects on even healthy people’s lives, but fibromyalgia suffers can see a vast difference very quickly. The common theme is starting slow. Five minutes is a good start for fibromyalgia sufferers. It is important to remember that some pain is expected, but sharp pain or exhaustion means that they are doing too much or exercising for too long. Fibromyalgia sufferers should seek medical advice before beginning any exercise regimen because doctors are able to suggest the best plan for each individual patient. Fibromyalgia sufferers should stick to low impact exercises. It also suggested that they begin with a very short amount of time and gradually work their way up. Here are two of best ways to exercise:
« On The Sidewalk – Walking is one of the best and easiest exercises. It is suggested to start with just five minutes of walking. After that, they should add a minute each day until they are up to walking for about an hour. It is also suggested to try to walk an hour at least three to four times each week. Once walking for an hour seems easier, it is suggested alternated walking and light jogging.
« Middle Of The Pool – Swimming is also a low impact exercise. It is suggested to start treading water for a few minutes, and then build up from there. After treading water becomes easier, the fibromyalgia sufferer should move up to swimming laps for about 30 minutes. Water aerobics are also a good idea for fibromyalgia sufferers.