Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Treatment for Fibromyalgia

There are a number of holistic, natural, treatments available for Fibromyalgia. Here are some:

Complementary Treatment Options

Alleviating symptoms of fibromyalgia through the use of Shiatsu  and Qigong stretching exercises has shown promising results. Fibromyalgia reacts positively to the use of the gentle stretching and muscle manipulation, along with finger pressure on some of the trigger points (That are, coincidentally, located on acupuncture points).

Low impact aerobic exercises are also recommended, especially Taiji and Qigong as as they focus on posture and deep breathing and can lead to an increase energy levels.

There is an article on that talks about the beneficial use of  Shiatsu in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Check out the link: Aches Define Life for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Allopathic Treatment Options

At present, there is no cure and no specific treatment for fibromyalgia, but there are things that can help. There are drug regimes using a mixture of different drugs including painkillers and anti-inflammatory medication, and antidepressants to treat pain and any associated emotional problems.

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