Tearing pain all over body — Fibromyalgia
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This name is made up of three Latin words — fiber, muscle, also the pain. According to statistics, tearing pain all over body fibromyalgia affects more than four percent of the population, mostly women; the sex ratio is ten to one.
And what is most regrettable — most of them are people of working age. And it’s very emotional.
At the same time, most people suffer certain psychological warehouse — the emotional, but with well-developed self-control. Who are used to resist the «weakness», thus contributing to the worsening of his condition?
Tearing pain all over body
Patients feel chronic diffuse pain, «floating» over the body. It may be the neck, back, elbows, and knees and so on.
- It pursues constantly, so that the simple necessities are working, walking, economic affairs, the care of the family — become difficult to achieve.
- What is accompanied by depression, chronic fatigue, morning stiffness, and so on? As with other chronic pain syndromes, the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia is made up of violations of perception of the peripheral and central nervous system (CNS), as well as violations of the systems response to stress, the autonomic nervous system, and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system.
The disease of tearing pain all over body has seen even doctors as «mysterious» Why? No matter neither what the doctor nor the patient is treated — to the therapist, neurologist, rheumatologist, and so on. No one can help him — to find the cause and fix it. After many surveys, it is that he is all right: the bones, muscles, ligaments — without pathology. Whence, then, the tearing pain all over body?
Since the brain works are in these patients brain activity in response to pain is stronger. Any shake-up for the body, physical (trauma, injury) and emotional (stress), the brain converts into pain and «cultivate» it. The pain can cause any stimulus — heat and cold, bright lights, loud noises, even light arms, and so on.
Fibromyalgia is described a few centuries ago, just when she had not yet had this name. But only in the late twentieth century, research formally confirmed the symptoms of this condition and gave him a definition.
The diagnosis of fibromyalgia takes a lot of time because it is necessary to differentiate all possible diseases with similar symptoms. For this disease, there are no special laboratory tests. The doctor will not be able to see it on X-rays or determined by a blood test. Just be sure that somatic patient is healthy, you can make a diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
And it can be a relief for the patient
It is important to explain to the person that it is actually okay. How well the doctor will be able to do it, that is to come into contact with the patient — to call his full confidence, and so will be successful «treatment». The despite the fact that this chronic pain is very difficult to treat, the yield is still there. The currently used to treat fibromyalgia are medication techniques, physiotherapy, physiotherapy, autologous therapy and other treatments. Over the past 10 years achieved some success. The doctors can achieve some relief of symptoms and functional disorders, to improve the quality of life of patients.
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One of the most faithful «drugs» in these disease-experts believes a healthy life. No matter how corny it sounds — required outdoor exercise, proper nutrition, ordered sleep, avoiding stress. It is important to convince the patient that it is much more significant than any healthy person.