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Fibromyalgia Syndrome Natural Remedies

Those with fibromyalgia experience so many sleep problems (insomnia, bruxism, restless leg syndrome, etc.), that they often have chronic fatigue. One of the remedies is to have a regular daily exercise.

          

Natural Remedies

  • Put 4-6 oz. of ginger powder into a somewhat hot bath, to induce sweating and remove toxins. Drinking hot ginger tea has a similar effect.

        

Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. (director of The Annapolis Center for Effective CFS/Fibromyalgia Therapies), says that fibromyalgia is specifically caused by a long term lack of deep sleep. He has treated hundreds of patients, with over 85% cured or improved to the point that their symptoms are no longer a problem. He treats the problem as a malfunction of the hypothalamus, the master gland in the brain. He suggests using each of the following for six months:

  • Valerian (160-480 mg) for its calming effect and lemon balm (80-240 mg) before bedtime.
  • Kava kava (200-750 mg) before bedtime to relax the nerves. 
  • Melatonin (200-300 mcg) before bedtime to help you go to sleep. 
  • Magnesium (200 mg daily). 
  • Deep massage: Put three fingers on an area of muscle tension or tenderness; apply enough pressure so your fingers won’t slide. Make 5-10 circular motions, rubbing just hard enough to produce mild discomfort only. Then move a hand-width away, to a new area, and begin again. He says to also take a high-potency multi-vitamin supplement.

Research studies have demonstrated each of the following:

  • An early study found that vitamin E (100-300 IU daily) produced positive and sometimes dramatic results.
  • Fibromyalgia patients are low in vitamin B1 and thiamine.
  • Cayenne, applied topically, alleviates the pain.
  • Chlorella also decreases the pain. All deep green vegetables also help do this as well.
  • Aloe vera (taken orally), olive leaf, and St. John’s wort each reduce the symptoms.
  • Melatonin helps correct the impairment of Slow Wave Sleep (deep sleep) experienced by the patients.
  • Magnesium deficiency within muscle fibers is believed to be a factor in causing fibromyalgia.
  • Taking malic acid has caused significant improvement in the number of tender joints. It binds and removes aluminum with iron (or just aluminum) from the brain and excretion of aluminum and iron from the body. The best single source of malic acid is prunes. The other good sources are apples, limes, passion fruit, raspberry leaf, quinces, cherries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, plums, grapes, strawberries, pears, and tomato. It is also in the herb fennel.
  • Researchers give 2,400 mg per day of malic acid, combined with 600 mg magnesium, in order to achieve good results in patients. Malic acid is available from health-food stores in both tablet and capsule forms. (The two forms are calcium malate and magnesium malate.)
  • Being happy helps fight pain and inflammatory conditions. Cheerfulness and even laughter stimulates the brain to produce catecholamines (known as “alertness hormones”); these trigger the release endorphins, which are natural painkillers.

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  1. Thank you so much. As promised I am posting on my Facebook now.

  2. These are great remedies. Thanks for sharing them with us. I think you do an amazing job with the research that you do and it is so great of you to share these remedies with us.

  3. very useful post. Thanks

  4. informative …post …

  5. I agree with CA, gift, you do an amazing job with the research. Thanks for sharing with us!!

  6. Very informative. Glad to hear that cheerfulness and laughter are natural painkillers. Thanks for sharing.

  7. i liked!

  8. good work

  9. I have to stop reading health articles!! They turn me into a hypochondriac!! Thanks for the great information though!

  10. Very informative and excellently done. Thanks for tyhe share.
    Monica.

  11. great article. very helpful one.

  12. GREAT article as always, liked & stumbled.

  13. Easy and handy solutions for discomforts one/I suffer at times.

  14. Another interesting post. I’ll follow them specially the massage part.

  15. Great share…

  16. $- great well share-$

  17. Nice Share.

    :-)

  18. Great article.

  19. Well researched! Thanks for the post.

  20. Informative.

  21. Nice Share.

  22. What a very helpful article. I am sure that those who are suffering from this illness will find it very useful.

    Christine

  23. very informative piece, like this!

  24. another great work from you, thanks Gift, well done again, keep writing.

  25. Excellent informative post. I love the way you try to find the natural method.

  26. Great, simply great.

  27. Very helpful and healthful tips to fully understand this condition. thank you.

  28. Great Information, Thanks for sharing!

  29. very informative.Thank you for sharing.

  30. Great article, informative :)

  31. I know some people who suffered with this disease. Definitely will forward this to them! Thanks!

  32. Another top post Gift cheers

  33. Good post.

  34. One timely article for my Mum who’s suffering from this condition.

  35. Stumbled this one, kuya.

  36. Some new gathered information here for me. Wonderful and awesome!

  37. Simply awesome information, mate. Shared this on facebook.

  38. I couldn’t agree with you more. Thanks for the research!

  39. Wow, a very comprehensive article. I like how you cite those research studies.

  40. Natural rocks – they are more useful and more beneficial.

  41. Thumbs up on this outstanding article. Stumbled it for you!

  42. I am with Alaina. Health articles makes me hypochondriac.

  43. Thanks for the comments!

  44. This is a great list of natural remedies for fibromyalgia. Good share.

  45. Very good information. This is a difficult disorder to live with–especially the RLS and the concurrent sleep disorder. Bookmarked.

  46. ENJOYED THIS AND LEARNED ALOT TODAY.

  47. Great information. My sister has this condition, so I’ll have to pass this along to her.

  48. For anyone who would like a personal perspective, I’ve been researcing this subject for 20 years. Please read my article on Wikinuts:
    http://www.wikinut.com/fibromyalgia%3a-insight-and-options-from-someone-who-lives-with-it/1chy2xab/1.64rjp7/

    Thanks!

  49. I will have to pass on this info, to may grandma, She suffers from fibromyalgia!

  50. It’s 12:40 AM I might be a canidate for this natural cure. I read many informative articles. I have a special interest in Natural Cures.

  51. Excellent post!

  52. Thanks I have been looking for this information.

  53. A great article, I love the effects of Kava Kava. It does in fact work as a relaxant.. cheers:}

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