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Fibromyalgia syndrome symptoms, causes and treatment

Fibromyalgia is a disorder of unknown cause characterized by chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain and symptoms such as fatigue, sleep disruption, gastrointestinal complaints and Psychological problems. One key symptom in FMS (Fibromyalagia syndrome) is the presence of multiple tender points on the body, another key symptom includes Adrenal depletion. A variety of different viruses have been reported to trigger FMS.
FMS characteristics crossover CFS ( Chronic fatigue syndrome) characteristics.

Similar symptoms include Joint inflammation, lower back pain and Psychological problems. Like FMS, CFS can also have an infectious trigger, and also like CFS a wide variety of viruses has been associated with the disorder.

Recommended herbs for FMS are similar to those for CFS.
Nervine (nervous trophorestorative) herbs such as Hypericum perforatum (St John’s wort), Bacopa ( Brahmi) and Scullateria( Skullcap) can help with debility, depression, and fatigue.

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Thyroid Health

Are you having difficulty losing weight?  Feeling tired all the time?  Then you may need to take a look at the health of your thyroid and ways in which you can help it function at its best.

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