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Fibromyalgia- What foods to avoid


Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition which is described as musculoskeletal pain and tenderness in every muscle combined with exhaustion. It is said to be caused by an abnormal response to stress., along with other triggers such as: Getting injuries (repetitive), viral infections, surgery and giving birth, just to name a few.  It is also thought to be triggered by emotional stress, physical abuse and PTSD. Fibromyalgia can be extremely debilitation and many suffers have to stop work or change occupations to deal with the disease.

The good news is that you don’t have to resort to dangerous pharmaceutical drugs to get relief from symptoms.  Avoiding the following triggers many significantly reduce flare ups and start the body’s natural healing process. Certain herbs and supplements as well as chiropractic care may help in recovery from Fibromyalgia and other Chronic pain conditions. You are welcome to come see us in our clinic.

No Aspartame: You must Avoid artificial sweeteners, (aspartame) They may makes symptoms worse by simulation the  pain receptor in your nervous system,

No processed food: They contain monosodium glutamate (MSG). This excitotoxin triggers pain symptoms, working  in the same way as aspartame. Be wary of frozen foods and take away. On packaged foods the numbers 621 are MSG!

No Gluten & Yeast: Or minimise consumption. They often appear together. The yeast  can create an overgrowth of yeast fungus in the body, which may exacerbate joint and muscle pain. Gluten can lead to gluten intolerance, leading to digestive problems.

No Nightshades Vegetables: Includre eggplant, tomato, chili, and capsicum. Can rigger flare-ups of fibromyalgia and other types of arthritis. Eat them if you don’t feel any reaction to them.

No caffeine: Avoid caffeine. While you may be tempted to use caffeine against fatigue it is the most significant pain trigger. It also trigger headaches, interferes with sleep, and causes further fatigue. Cutting this item out of the diet, can significantly reduce pain symptoms.