Hypnosis and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia syndrome is often difficult to diagnose, and it is often felt in other conditions, including those where the symptoms resemble fibro canomy. The symptoms of fibro can be terrible, and can be almost impossible to treat with medications alone. Hypnosis can be used to help treat the symptoms of fibro, but it takes a while to work with, and does not always produce desirable results for fibromyalgia sufferers.

What is Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy uses hypnosis toiser children, and adults, as well as to treat addiction, depression and anxiety disorders. Hypnosis is sometimes called inter Personality Resource Office (IT-duction), though most practitioners refer to it as Hypnotherapy. Hypnosis is a method of counseling used to treat emotional, psychological, and biochemical disorders. Hypnosis is not similar to the technique of distracting or entraining the mind with suggestion, but rather uses techniques employed in professional hypnosis that are used to enhance or restore the patient’s state of inner being. More recently, a incorporating non-evidential Hypnosis into Reiki, Yoga, and Meditation has proved to be beneficial to those who suffer from chronic pain.

What is Fibro Fog

As previously mentioned, fibro fog is like brain fog. It is like being at the edge of your reality, mentally aware of everything that is happening, but physically unable to take action. It is like being in the middle of a constant train wreck. Some symptoms of Fibro Fog include:

  • feeling out of time and place* not knowing who or what is talking to you* acting out against your will or discomfort* past life memories not uncomtrable* act out in your sleep, such as nightmares* difficulty completing predictable tasks, such as realizing what you need to do

For some people, Fibro Fog is so distracting that it interferes with their work and personal life, and their everyday life. Personal problems are seem to come out, and personal relationships seem to be impossible to resolve. Fibro Fog has even been diagnosed as a cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

What are the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Some symptoms of Fibro Fog include the following:

  • feeling tired when tired* not able to remember things that happened last year* killers or anti-nausea pills* killers of which there are no side effects* fibro fog- not being able to remember things about you* acting out against your will

Other symptoms of Fibro Fog include the following:

  • Twins Chest Pain* Tingling and/or burning Pain that radiated down the front of your chest* Sudden Addiction to Using pillows, pillowcases, diapers, water, and diapers* Feeling sad and lonely* not able to finish a thought* not able to remember things that happened last year

What is Fibromyalgia?

According to the American College of Rheumatology, fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain and discomfort in muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other fibrous tissues in the body. Symptoms are typically not localized in the area of the pain, and widespread pain throughout the body. Approximately, for 90 percent of people who suffer from fibro have widespread pain throughout their bodies. This pain is described as a deep ache or a burning pain and may be generalized. It may also be worse on awakening or after staying away from physical activity.

What are the risk factors for Fibromyalgia?

The major risk factor for fibro is age. Fibromyalgia is more likely to occur in women than in men. It is also more common in people from Latin American heritage. It may also be associated with another autoimmune disorder called juvenile fibromyalgia.

What are treatments for Fibromyalgia?

The symptoms of Fibromyalgia are difficult to control. Over-the-counter pain medications may help to relieve some of the pain, but it may not work for everyone. Corticosteroid injections are often used to control inflammation and redness and may be helpful in reducing pain as well. Physical therapy and exercise are tried first for those who have limited pain relief. Anti-inflammatory drugs such as NSAIDs speak of being helpful in reducing fibromyalgia pain. Finding the right balance of these medications may be difficult for sufferers as each tends to have a different side effect.

What else can I do?

Research shows that mood altering medications such as SSRIs may be helpful in relieving fibromyalgia pain as well. Chiropractic care has been shown to be beneficial in reducing pain as well.

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