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Common fibromyalgia questions
November 24, 2015
If I Have Fibromyalgia Can I Exercise?
Experts now agree that exercise for fibromyalgia is essential for keeping muscles strong and flexible while controlling weight.
Doctors once believed that exercise would worsen your fibromyalgia trigger points. They encouraged fibromyalgia sufferers to rest and not participate in physical activity.
If you suffer from fibromyalgia trigger points you need to move.
Do you know what happens when you don't use your muscles? Atrophy, basically your muscles will shrink and become weaker. If you have fibromyalgia, this is not what you need.
Yesterday, on another website, I was giving a women some fitness advice for her fibromyalgia fatigue. Another women logged on calling me "irresponsible" for claiming that fibromyalgia sufferers should exercise.
She stated that her Doctor told her women with fibromyalgia could not exercise... WHY?
Recent scientific studies show that aerobic exercise and strength training for fibromyalgia are safe and vital to your fibromyalgia treatment.
What Are The Benefits Of Exercise For sufferers?
Improving range of motion to painful muscles and joints
Burning calories and controlling weight
Improving sleep, Decreasing fibromyalgia fatigue
Relieving stress, anxiety, and depression
Creates the secretion of Endorphin's the "happy hormones"
Gives the patient the responsibility of his/her healing
Improves a persons outlook on life...
Since many women who suffer from fibromyalgia, fear that any kind of physical activity might make their pain and fibromyalgia fatigue worse, they slowly become physically and emotionally unhealthy.
How are you holding up emotionally? Do you need a boost?
It has been proven time and time again that there is a relationship between our physical and emotional well being. Exercise for fibromyalgia can enhance this relationship.
A major component of your fibromyalgia symptoms, involves your personal choices.
The time you spend smoking, drinking, arguing, and stressing, will all impact the quality of your health.
Folks who have, over a lifetime, cast caution to the wind in regards to health and fitness will suffer higher levels of disease compared to those who have lived a fitness lifestyle.
Exercise for fibromyalgia will not only improve your health, but will keep you looking good.
It is quite clear, that the positives greatly out weigh the negatives when it comes to exercise for fibromyalgia.
With patience and persistence, you can do it.
Fibromyalgia-fitness will help you reach the best fibromyalgia treatment possible.
Your goal is to simply "Make it Happen."
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