FIBROMYALGIA TREATMENT WITH ACUPUNCTURE
Fibromyalgia, which impairs quality of life, is known as chronic pain syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome or burnout syndrome. It is a chronic disease accompanied by widespread muscle aches, headache, weakness, sleep disorders and sometimes spastic colitis.
Fibromyalgia is common in women and young adults. It increases in women during menopause.
The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown. It is mostly seen in people who are sensitive and affected by everything, people with perfectionism personality and people who work hard. It is seen in women who overload their body while doing housework, do excessive cleaning, and change the place of household items very often.
Fibromyalgia symptoms: The patient states that the pain spreads throughout the body. The pain is burning and aching. There is sleep disturbance, excessive sleeping, insomnia or non-deep restful sleep, feeling of instability, abdominal pain and changes in toilet habits.
In order to diagnose fibromyalgia, complaints and symptoms must continue for three months. It is essential to be sensitive to pain in at least 12 points.
Fibromyalgia does not go away with known treatments. Acupuncture treatment gives very good results in fibromyalgia.