By: Dr Alex Robber
You hear a great deal about lifestyle changes when you experience Fibromyalgia (FMS) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS or ME / CFS). However, this is a very wide term, and the thought itself can be overwhelming. What must you change? How many changes do you need? Where are you supposed to begin?
The task is to divide it into portable components. You can start making positive change once you begin to identify aspects of your life that can contribute to your symptoms. Everybody’s life is different, and there’s no single-size approach to any FMS or ME / CFS case. But if you look at the various things in this article, you can start changing to improve your quality of life.
Understanding the Conditions
Many conditions like infectious diseases are directly the result of a pesky virus or bacteria invasion. Certain drug therapies that target the biochemistry of pathogens, which is different from the body, can often greatly improve these conditions.
Other circumstances, such as those that are prevalent in the Western world, are genetic but are most affected by our decisions for life. Fibromyalgia is a condition of this kind and a consequence of health impairment. Many millions of dollars are spent on the treatment of symptoms, not on the cause and the improvement of our health.
Understanding Diet and Digestion Improvement
Fortunately, it becomes common knowledge that health is not only excellent nutrition and exercise. Equally essential is our brain chemical and poor mental health can affect the growth of many other circumstances.
Emotional stressors, such as work discontent, forbearance, loneliness, marriage problems, or sexual frustrations, can lead to depression or anxiety that can have an adverse impact on all health fields. To avoid or mask addictions like alcohol, tobacco, soft drinks and coffee will only result in more negative effects.
The therapy, prayer or meditation can proactively address root causes of concern, lift destructive burdens and lead to less emotional and physical suffering.
Understanding Coping Skills
Everyone with a chronic, weakening disease must deal with the limits and changes imposed on their health and can be hard. Disease can make us feel scared about ourselves, insecure, hopeless, depressed and bad.
Like learning pacing and improving our diets, we also need to develop good coping skills. This could mean changing your perspective on things, and many people need help with that adaptation. Traditional conversational therapy or cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help professional therapists.
Your disease is being partly coped with. What this does not mean is to give in to your condition – rather than fighting against it or waiting helplessly until a miracle cure comes in, to accept the reality of your situation and make every effort to improve it.
Understanding Emotional Stressors
Fortunately, good nutrition and exercises are not the only factors to have good health and have become common knowledge. Our brain chemistry is just as important, as the development of many other conditions can influence poor mental health.
Emotional stressors like job unfulfillment, boredom, loneliness, marital problems or sexual frustration can lead to depression or anxiety that can have a negative effect on every area of health. Avoiding or trying to mask these problems with addictions like alcohol, tobacco, drinks or coffee only leads to more negative effects.
A proactive approach to the root causes of concern through therapy, prayer and meditation can lift destructive burdens.
Understanding Things and Their Impacts
Just as small things may exacerbate your symptoms in your everyday lives, small changes in your daily life can help ease them. This might mean changing the way you dress or find ways not to get too warm or cold. Whether your problems appear bizarre or trivial, someone else has addressed them too. That’s why learning from each other is important for us.
Understanding the Importance of Holidays
It can be difficult for us, particularly busy times as the holiday season. Shopping, cooking, decorating and other preparations can consume so much energy that we have nothing left for those special days to enjoy. However, we can do this through those busy times with less problems if we can learn to plan and prioritize them.
Understanding Right Doctor Approach
This step cannot be highlighted too strongly. It can be a major error not to seek medical treatment or advice because they are trained to monitor every aspect of our physical health. Education and prevention on individual health are wise and recommended measures for all of us but not to the extent to which regular doctors ‘ visits are avoided.
However, it is important to find the right doctor who is sound, supportive, kind, a good listener, open-minded and who emphasizes changes in lifestyle as first aid to disease
Understanding Need of Support Finding
It is because of your illness that you can spend most of your time at your home or feel distant from others. In our lives it is also difficult to find people who really understand what we are doing.
You can find people who understand and support you through support groups in your community or online. This helps you to feel less alone, improve your perspectives and find new treatments or techniques for management.
Before taking any medication always concern your health care provider and it is important to be diagnosed correctly. Stay Healthizes!