Are you currently a fibromyalgia patient? I don't have to tell you how painful and devastating fibromyalgia can bring to your life. Non fibromyalgia sufferers would never understand how fibromyalgia feels like and if you're the only fibromyalgia patient around, it's going to be a lonely journey. With that said, you now have a glimmer of hope in these dark times.
Fibromyalgia treatments have only been more prominent in recent years. For decades there were no effective ones. I'm sure your doctor has been trying to treat your fibromyalgia to no avail. This is due to the lack of research and studies being done on fibromyalgia as it was not considered a serious ailment until recent years. There might even be talks among your friends and family members that the pain you're feeling is all psychosomatic. It is understandable because they haven't gone through what you are currently having.
At the very least you can rejoice in the fact that fibromyalgia diagnosis is relevant and recognized now, however, there might not be much your doctors or physicians can do to help you ease the pain. Since there is currently no known cure for fibromyalgia, you do need to take control of the pain and then your life.
Fibromyalgia was only recognized and regarded as a condition in 1990. Since then, many doctors, researchers and experts have been working around the clock to treat this painful ailment that has plagued millions of people around the globe. This is definitely good news as fibromyalgia has affected many a patient and jeopardize their lives.
One way you can use to treat fibromyalgia is therapy but those do not work on all patients. There are pain killers, medication, drugs and even alternative therapies you can try while you wait for a cure to be found.
The signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia include memory loss, slowed reaction, great pain in various parts of your body, fatigue, stress and sometimes depression. With all these potential symptoms, it is hard to lead a normal life. Some serious cases of fibromyalgia can be hard even to get out of bed. I know it's hard to accept the fact that there are currently no known cure for fibromyalgia but rest assured it is only a matter of time.