Home remedies for fibromyalgia are safe and effective ways to relieve the symptoms and allow a person to perform daily activities and stay as normal as possible physically as well as mentally. Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain, disturbed sleep and exhaustion from head to toe. People suffering with fibromyalgia describe as if they push themselves to get the things done, whole body and each muscle causes pain and ache, and body appears to be completely devoid of energy. This problem is many times more common in women than in men and it affects women in the ratio of 9:1 compared to men. It is estimated that fibromyalgia affects nearly 2-4% of total population. Home remedies for fibromyalgia are effective and safe ways to relieve the symptoms of the problem.
The exact cause of the problem of fibromyalgia is unknown yet but there are several hypotheses explaining certain possible causes of the problem including central sensitization. The theory of central sensitization proposes that people suffering with fibromyalgia have lower threshold for pain due to increased sensitivity for pain in the brain. However cause of this hypersensitivity in the brain for pain is unknown. Genetic factors are believed to be one of the biggest causes of the problem. Stress is believed to be another cause as fibromyalgia accompanies symptoms which are similar to stress-related disorders. Disruption of normal dopamine related neurotransmission, abnormal serotonin metabolism, lack of growth hormone secretion, neck trauma and viral infections are other possible causes believed to be as initiators of fibromyalgia. Psychological reasons like major depressive disorder and aberrant immune response to intestinal bacteria are other causes which may cause fibromyalgia.
Home remedies for fibromyalgia can relieve the symptoms of the problem caused by any of these reasons and help a person in leading a normal life. Wide-spread pain, fatigue, heightened pain in response to tactical pressure and muscle cramps are clear symptoms of fibromyalgia. Other symptoms like tingling of the skin, nerve pain, weakness in the limbs, lack of concentration, problems with short-term and long-term memory, muscle twitching, palpitations, sleep disturbance, inability to multi-task and bowel disturbances are other symptoms of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is also accompanied by anxiety and depressive symptoms. Home remedies for fibromyalgia can relieve all the symptoms without causing any side effects and are very easy to use.
Grind 8-10 papaya seeds and mix it in a glass of water, bring this mixture to a boil and later strain it and consume the remaining water. Take this remedy 2-3 times in a day. This is one of the most effective home remedies for fibromyalgia.
Consuming radish juice or cranberry juice few times in a day also works very well for treating fibromyalgia. Drinking a glass of fresh orange juice mixed with cod liver oil is another one of the simplest and effective home remedies for fibromyalgia.
Prepare fresh juice of carrot, cucumber and beet root, take 300 ml of carrot juice and 100 ml of beet root and cucumber juice and mix all the juices to prepare a mixture of 500 ml in quantity. Consume this mixture once in a day for effectively curing fibromyalgia. Vegetable juices are beneficial home remedies for fibromyalgia and various other types of disorders.
Cherries have been used since old times for relieving symptoms of the problem and it works as one of the most effective home remedies for fibromyalgia. Put 2-3 teaspoons of clarified butter on a pan and heat it, when it becomes hot add 10-12 cherries to it and fry them. When cherries are fried, add 2-3 teaspoons of jaggery to the mixture and mix all the ingredients well and heat the mixture on a low flame. Later consume this mixture after cooling and repeat this remedy 2-3 times in a day for curing fibromyalgia effectively.
Another very useful and one of the easy home remedies for fibromyalgia can be prepared by using oatmeal, cherries and jaggery. Take 4-5 tablespoons of oatmeal and add few pieces of cherry to it, cook oatmeal with milk and when it is cooked add 2-3 teaspoons of jaggery to it. Consume this 2-3 times in a day for curing fibromyalgia.
Consuming 2-3 teaspoons of ginger juice also works as effective treatment for fibromyalgia. Consuming a teaspoon of turmeric powder either with a glass of lukewarm milk or with a glass of water also works well for curing the problem. Consuming mixture of 2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice and honey in equal quantities mixed with a glass of lukewarm water is also an effective cure to the problem. All of these are simple and effective home remedies for fibromyalgia.
Herbs also provide few simple and effective home remedies for fibromyalgia. Teas brewed by burdock root, dandelion and red clover are excellent in clearing blood, removing parasites and elevating immunity for curing the problem. One should consume at least 6 cups of these teas everyday either consuming two cups each of every herb everyday or consuming 6 cups of tea of one herb in one day alternatively. This is one of the most effective home remedies for fibromyalgia and also for improving overall health.
Adding 4-5 ounces of ginger powder to a bucket of water and taking a bath with it induce sweating which helps the body to flush toxins out. This is one of the simplest home remedies for fibromyalgia. 1 part of capsicum powder added to three parts of wintergreen oil and taking this mixture orally also cures the problem effectively and in a short time. Taking herbs like gingko biloba, kava kava and licorice roots are also very useful in curing the problem. Gingko biloba is very effective in improving the activity of neurotransmitters in the brain which carry the pain signals. Kava kava reduces anxiety and elevates mood and licorice roots improve glandular functions particularly adrenal gland functioning. All of these herbs are excellent treatment for fibromyalgia.
Completely avoid meat and reduce sugar intake to minimum even completely avoiding sugar intake is very beneficial to cure the problem. Caffeine, tea, cola, white bread, chili, fried food, junk food, saccharine, alcohol and potato shall also be avoided for supporting the body to cure the problem.