Fibromyalgia and Alternative Therapies

So, this month’s article is focusing on fibromyalgia. I have been prompted to write on this topic as number of my friends suffer with the condition or have been recently diagnosed.

For those that don’t know fibromyalgia is a syndrome that is composed of many different symptoms. The primary symptom is pain and tenderness in multiple areas of the body. This is often linked to fatigue, sleep disorders, digestive problems, and depression. Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are considered to be overlapping disorders which many consider to actually be the same illness.

Using alternative and complementary therapies have been successfully used in the last decades for improving and correcting the major symptoms of the disorder. Although alternative therapies and remedies can’t be a substitute for modern medicine and can neither completely overcome fibromyalgia, it is a healthie