Fibromyalgia is a difficult and painful condition which affects more than 40 million Americans annually. It manifests through pain all over the body, and is quite often misdiagnosed as it’s hard to detect it.
This is why it’s very important to recognize the early signs of the condition in order to start with the treatment as soon as possible and prevent severe pain.
Since there’s no cure for fibromyalgia, you can manage it with the help of light exercises, medications and cognitive behavioral therapy.
The muscle pain and tenderness can become a real problem after a while, and even painkillers won’t work. The condition doesn’t have an effect on the physical system only – it can also destroy your mental health.
Cause and diagnosis
The exact cause of fibromyalgia hasn’t been found yet, and there are no specific tests that can detect it. Doctors usually diagnose fibromyalgia by asking the patients if they have a list of symptoms you can see below.
Muscle and body symptoms
*Morning muscle stiffness
*Bruxism (teeth grinding)
*Muscle twitching and cramps overnight
Sinus and allergy symptoms
*Shortness of breath
*Excess mucus in the l… Read the rest
Deficiency of one nutrient can impact your health. Health problems are increasing rapidly. The American diet has changed significantly. Due to this, chronic nutrient deficiencies are also increasing. Poor health has become common now.
The most common nutritional deficiency is that of magnesium. Body needs magnesium for a variety of reasons. Magnesium is difficult to obtain from food.
Why is it difficult to obtain sufficient magnesium?
It was once easy to get your daily dose of magnesium. Eating what you grew would provide magnesium since soil has a lot of magnesium. But modern farming has destroyed the magnesium present in soil.
It is found in dark leafy greens, nuts, beans, seeds and mackerel. There are also supplements giving magnesium.
The following are 32 symptoms that show you could be deficient in magnesium.
- Memory loss
- High blood pressure
- Type II diabetes
- Liver and kidney disease
- Raynaud’s syndrome: may lead to numbness in extremities, color changes in skin as a result of temperature changes, and cold fingers or toes
- Heart issues
- Muscle cramps
- Bowel disease
- Difficulty swallowing
- Potassium deficiency: leads to fluid retention, irritability, and extreme thir