Benefits Of Acupuncture For Fibromyalgia in Bremerton

Benefits Of Acupuncture For
Fibromyalgia in Bremerton

Acupuncture in Bremerton WA

Our bones and muscles make up the structure and build of our body. Any issues with our musculoskeletal system, there is a lot of pain, side effects, long term damage that can be faced by the person.

Fibromyalgia in Bremerton is a common condition that affects the bones and muscles of our body with the classic symptoms being muscle and joint pain and fatigue.

One could also experience memory issues, mood swings, and changes in sleeping patterns.

Fibromyalgia is known to amplify painful sensations by altering the way the brain and spinal cord process painful and non-painful sensations.

The symptoms of fibromyalgia can be confused with that of arthritis but unlike arthritis, fibromyalgia doesn’t cause joint or muscle damage or inflammation. It, instead, causes soft tissue pain or myofascial pain.

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia include:

  • Jaw Pain and stiffness
  • Tiredness and pain in the face and nearby areas
  • Stiff joints and muscles in the mornings
  • Headaches
  • Widespread pain
  • Irregular sleep patterns
  • Painful menstrual cycles
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Sensitivity to cold or heat
  • Memory and concentration issues
  • Tingling and numbness in hands and feet
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Skin problems
  • Breathing problems
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Cold or flu-like symptoms
  • Weight gain
  • Pelvic and urinary problems
  • Vision problems
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Chest problems

There isn’t a specific known cause for fibromyalgia but there are certain things that make you part of those people with a higher risk of getting it. Such as:

  • Being a woman
  • Having another painful disease like arthritis
  • Having autoimmune disorders like lupus
  • Having traumatic injuries
  • Having a mood disorder
  • Been physically or emotionally abused or have PTSD
  • Lead a sedentary life
  • Have close family members with the same condition
  • Have repetitive injuries
  • Have central nervous system problems
  • Genetic issues (as our genes determine how we process painful or non-painful stimuli)

Fibromyalgia is quite difficult and painful to deal with and requires medical attention. It is a syndrome that means that each patient can experience a different set of symptoms and the treatment for each individual will need to be specific and catered to them.

The treatments for fibromyalgia at Bremerton Wellness can include Different types of therapies to manage stress and negative emotions, massage therapy, physical therapy, etc.

You can try managing the symptoms with at-home exercises and some prescribed drugs, as well.

Sometimes these treatments just aren’t suited to the specific needs of patients and in those cases, acupuncture provides a compelling alternative.

It can be used by people of any age and most health conditions and is more cost-effective as the number of sessions depends upon the severity.

Benefits of acupuncture for fibromyalgia in Bremerton WA include:

  • Resets your Central Nervous system for the release of endorphins causing a reduction in pain, and neurotransmitters to heal and increased production of happy hormones like oxytocin to improve mood.
  • Reduces inflammation and stiffness
  • Increases range of motion and flexibility
  • Safe with long-lasting effects
  • Suitable to most people and cost-effective
  • Improves body immunity and resistance to future damage
  • Reduces need for drugs
  • Can be easily combined with other treatment to achieve quicker and more effective results (best for those undergoing other treatments for different health conditions)

There are a lot of benefits to acupuncture for fibromyalgia, so if you are suffering from it, check with your physician and if you are suitable for acupuncture, book an appointment with your nearest licensed Bremerton acupuncturist to get better immediately.

Happy healing!


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