By: Dr Alex Robber
Fibromyalgia is a very vague condition which physicians have not yet fully understood. New research has revealed that the cause of fibromyalgia is increasing pain in kids. Since adolescence, many fibromyalgia patients have been affected by fibromyalgia. The final and precise diagnosis could take years.
In children who are sick like a sore throat, etc., simple circumstances are simple to diagnose. However, some children are complaining about vague symptoms such as fatigue and anxiety. Such symptoms can result in fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia in kids is hard to diagnose, but in adults it is far more prevalent.
There are some symptoms following which fibromyalgia cannot be ignored in kids.
1st is Cramps in Muscles
Some children may have severe reduced leg muscle cramps. You may also feel pulled muscles in your feet’s soles. They may lock their hips, or they may pop.
2nd Pain in Back
Some kids experience extreme back ache at night that they even can’t move or get up. Their whole back hurts so much that they curl themselves in fetal position. Due to extreme pain they experience blackouts and they can’t even call for help. They just get tired of always feeling sick and irritated.
3rd is Fatigue
Children experience severe bone and whole-body pain. Diminishing their pain threshold. They are susceptible to pain that almost disturbs ordinary people. Their feet hurt so much that their hands are randomly harmed, it feels like blows throughout their legs. Like normal children, they can’t play.
4th is Weather Sensitivity
Children may be unusually sensitive to various apparel fabrics. The changes in the weather may have serious implications for them. You even have trouble sitting on the ground cross-legged. It’s also difficult to play outside with the children.
5th in Sleeping Issues
These children seem to be unable to sleep comfortably. The weight of one leg can’t bear on top of the other. You feel your head was too heavy for your throat. They feel more exhausted for the rest of the day when they can’t sleep enough at night.
These increasing pains make your children less trustworthy. With their normal age group, they can’t move in society. They miss their college on average three days a month with these pains. They are socially isolated because they can find it difficult to make friends. The main reason for the frustration of teenage fibromyalgia is that a fibromyalgia symptom may increase another symptom, such as pain which makes it difficult to sleep. Sleep shortage is exhausting them. This wear and tear also make sleeping difficult. The cycle goes on.
Understanding Coping Strategies
The most efficient coping strategy in addressing adolescent fibromyalgia is cognitive behavioral treatment. They create kids understand what causes pain and how to deal with pain. The relaxation of muscles and stress methods will also assist you a lot in your depression and muscle pain. Training is the main component of their therapy plan for fibromyalgia. A physical therapist can direct and teach children best practices. You teach you safe workouts so that you don’t harm yourself. Physical treatment and massage can alleviate muscular tenderness and pain.
1. If there were pain in the server legs at night it was always said to have increased pain, just as my sister did, we have both fibromyalgia, to the extent that we also have other immune issues when we are adults. Another member added that I’d yell yes to myself, too as a kid, all night long, I’d scream my legs hurt. I’d take a warm bath.
2. As a kid, I had awful leg pain and the physicians called the pain and gave me large “pills of horses.” Nobody endured this from my 6 siblings. Also, at the age of 14 I never could sleep like other people and started to suffer severe insomnia.
3. My initial symptom was extremely serious pain from the ankles down the front of both legs. The age of 15 began. I had very severe periods of pain, too. Since I was 5, I have had increasing pain in my legs. I have had early age sunstrokes and migraines
4. Dreadful leg dreams. Sometimes, my sister and I roll in pain on the bed. It was told that it was painful. I’m just five’. My sister does not have fibromyalgia, however, as far as I understand. I do, however. I’ve often been sick, too. Non-stop sinus infections, appalling headaches, 15 TMJ diagnosed and signs of ibs also. I too have been very timid and often hurt. I’ve been told I’ve been a hypochondriac. Often my wrist, ankle, and even knee was required to wear a brace.
Sound sensitivity as well. Unbearable were fireworks. It was like an electrical shock. Painful physically! My dad is so angry he’s going to have to bring me back. When I said the booming hurt me, everyone was thinking I was frightened and didn’t know. Once again, I was told that or just wanting attention, I was a hypochondrian. Throughout my life, I have had awful sleep patterns. Just like a kid. I also had colic and perhaps nerve-related colic somewhere.
5. Hard’ increasing pains,’ awful stomach, and sound / texture sensitivity (I had to put band aids on seams, cut off all the tags in shirts, pants, hated the neck, hurt my hair, etc.). As a child I had bad ear infections and needed pipes but don’t believe that had anything to do with them.
6. Many ear infections, tubes and horrific achy hips and legs had been placed in the ears. The growing pains were always told. There were always weak hip flexors.
Before taking any medication always concern your health care provider and it is important to be diagnosed correctly. Stay Healthizes!