Fibromyalgia is one of the most common diseases affecting the muscles leading to chronic pain and disability.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain, stiffness, and tenderness of the muscles, tendons, and joints. The patient usually does not know the cause of the pain and has often tried many things to alleviate their symptoms.
Fibromyalgia most common causes – as pain in the muscles and bones (musculoskeletal pain), general fatigue, sleep and cognitive disturbances. Fibromyalgia causes so-called pain regions. Some of these regions overlap with what was previously referred to as areas of tenderness called trigger points.
Fibromyalgia can be triggered by stress. Stress at work or in the family, stress caused by life-changing events, a history of abuse, physical ailments such as infections and allergies are all triggering factors for fibromyalgia.
Ayurveda approach to fibromyalgia is an imbalance not a disease. Imbalance means a disorder of energy within the body and mind. Ayurvedic patients with fibromyalgia shows that the condition is treatable and manageable with ayurvedic treatment, diet and lifestyle.
According to Ayurveda, fibromyalgia is an imbalanced state of Vata energy. Toxins (ama) and excess Vata are the main pathogenic factors in fibromyalgia. Improper diet plays a role in causing and exacerbating fibromyalgia. Some foods make Vata highly active, thereby aggravating fibromyalgia symptoms . A state of Vata imbalance means the also Pitta (metabolism) and Kapha (immunity) are also thrown out of balance.
Ayurvedic detox (panchakarma) is the purification method , and a part of ayurvedic treatment . It is an ideal treatment for managing fibromyalgia as it cleanses the cells and treats the root cause of the disease. Treatments include ayurvedic massage with herbalised oil (abhyanga), nervous system treatment (shirodhara), herbal paste massage (udvartana), full body herbal steam bath (swedana), and medicated enemas (vasti).
Internal Ayurvedic medication such a Kaishor Guggulu, Triphala Guggulu, ahayogaraja Guggulu, Rasnadi Kashaya, Guggulutiktakam Kashayam, Tumeric + Pepper, Chyawanprash, Shatavari, Brahmi Vati can be advisable.
After different Ayurvedic therapies body tissues and digestive tract will feel clean. Consult an experienced Ayurvedic doctor who will tailor personal diet, rebuild your tissue strength and immunity, and improve your quality of life.
- coconut water and coconut milk,
- formula - carrot juice (1/3 ), water (1/3), 1 beetroot, 1 red pepper, spinach (handful), ginger root (2cm), garlic (1 clove) – mix and drink daily
- foods spiced - as cumin, coriander, fennel, black pepper, ginger, asafoetida, garlic and turmeric are good to use
- moderate quantities of green salads,
- kichari (Ayurvedic dish recipe ),
- avoid worry, hurry, fear, stress, grief and anxiety