Fibromyalgia and cramps in the legs. What you need to know

Tiffany Vance-Huffman

It’s half of the night and you’ve finally fallen asleep. Even if he is sleepy. Then you scream for fear that nothing will be dead because your leg and foot are choked. So much so that his fingers contract and twist in strange positions. The pain is so intense that you can not even put your feet on the floor or against the wall to normalize your toes. The muscle cramps in the leg are so severe that they seem strange, like the pains of childbirth. In fact, it sometimes seems that the flow and the reflux are identical to the contractions. Finally, the pain disappears, but it happens sometimes at night.

This is the story of many fibromyalgia patients who suffer from fibromyalgia and leg cramps. And some of them do not even recognize the link between muscle spasms and debilitating cramps with their fibro. However, the American College of Rheumatology claims that 42% of people with fibromyalgia and leg cramps. In fact, it is another symptom of right muscle pain that affects 100% of patients with fibrosis. So, what are the causes of these cramps or cramps in the legs and often in the feet? Honestly, they do not really know what causes fibromyalgia and leg cramps. At least not in patients with fibromyalgia in particular. Let’s see ways to mitigate it. There are many techniques for treating fibromyalgia and leg cramps. You just have to find what works for you. Let’s just talk about two here.

The Journal of Integrative Medicine has published a study on magnesium and its effects on fibromyalgia at the Mayo Clinic. The first study of this type examined the effects of locally applied magnesium on the relief of six different symptoms associated with fibromyalgia, including muscle spasms. The study showed that after two weeks, a solution called “Fibro Flex” was applied to the skin, fibromyalgia patients have seen improvement after two weeks of regular use. The improvement continued for the duration of the study, which lasted four weeks.

“This study confirms existing medical research, saying that maintaining serum magnesium levels is associated with decreased symptoms of fibromyalgia, such as depression, pain, and fatigue,” says National Fibromyalgia. Club. In addition to the irritation of the skin to which the spray was applied, the participants had no other negative side effects. As most Westerners suffer from magnesium deficiency, this can be useful for something other than the muscle spasms of fibromyalgia.

Machinery and equipment TEN EMS
If you look like me, a TENS machine is not known by far. First, I came across a fibromyalgia forum where I thought someone was wrong. But then, I discovered that I used something similar sometimes in my life, especially in the chiropractor’s office. Do you know what I’m talking about? I mean, when you go to the chiropractor and he connects you to those little electrodes. They almost seem to flex their muscles and relax with electricity. I still have to keep a very low level because I am very sensitive. But they are really useful. And now you can get them for home use. These devices are called EMS devices, which increase blood flow to the muscles, increase flexibility, and so on. It can save the lives of fibro patients!

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) sends stimulating impulses to skin and nerve fibers to prevent pain signals from reaching the brain. Take this in a minute. Think about it: it is also used to stimulate the body to produce more natural endorphins or painkillers. An important difference between a TENS machine and an EMS equipment is that it charges the TENS machine into your body. Do not worry, it’s small. But many patients with fibromyalgia find it very useful and effective as an alternative to pharmaceutical analgesics. In other words, it is safe, non-invasive and drug-free.

Are there other methods?
In an absolute sense of soul and soul methods, weaken and agonize muscle cramps / spasms that facilitate fibromyalgia. Vitamin E is intended for colic muscles, especially for the treatment of stress and stress. Many is the product of medicines and nutritional supplements for acupuncture for you. But first, you have eLeitung. Yoga is extremely beneficial to keep your muscles tendt minimizes colic. It works completely for some patients with fibrosis. The keys do not exaggerate and do not listen to your body. Another option is the Bowen technique, also called Bowen therapy. As with acupressure, this technique uses gentle, rolling movements to promote healing and relief. Do you know these methods of treating fibromyalgia and leg cramps? What helped you and what failed? Have you found another method or technique that works for you? Please share your opinion with us. You may have come across something that could help a fibromyalgia patient cope with fibromyalgia and leg cramps.


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