Yoga and FibromyalgiaFeb 26th, 2010 | By Body Pain Admin | Category: Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a type of long-term syndrome that leaves that patient with many painful symptoms, mostly body pain and muscle tenderness.
Fibromyalgia sufferers experience pain in different areas of the body and it stays for many months.
Many sufferers seek natural methods for body pain relief
Until they find a relief, they experience ongoing feelings of pain. Due this ongoing pain, the FMS patient is always under stress and cannot get adequate sleep. Lack of adequate sleep creates additional symptoms for the patient.
Fibromyalgia impacts the joints, bones, and muscles. It is more common in women than men, and appears to have an hereditary component.
The disease attacks patients from the age of twenty to fifty and especially women are in their childbearing stage.
The total percentage of the disease in the population is around three to five percent.
There is no any fixed criterion for the diagnosis of the FMS condition but the American College of Rheumatology has devised certain points by which the FMS disease can be detected and treated.
The FMS disorder does not have any cure as yet so the sufferer has to depend mainly on the conventional treatment that uses the anti-inflammatory and nonsteroidal drugs, but there are also other ways to treat the disease in more effective way such as with yoga, and other natural ways that use the natural healing methods.
Yoga comes from the Indian culture, and it believed to treat ailments in very effective and natural manner so that there are no side effects. Yoga has been recognized all over the world as an effective way of dealing with many disorders. The different types of exercises in the yoga help to reduce pain in the body and it also improves the blood circulation of the body. The meditation or the pranayams in the Yoga help to fight the depression related symptoms in the FMS disorder.
Yoga helps in the FMS condition by maintaining energy and strength. Muscles in those with the FSM condition tend to be tight and stiff. Yoga can help these muscles relax, and can with this relaxation comes a reduction in the experience of pain. ,
Yoga also stimulates circulation, and the production of hormones in the body. The body of the patient gets more oxygen and the toxic elements in the body are thrown out.
Yoga helps the patient to becomes active, and this can improve his/her sleep pattern, resulting in less pain as well.