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Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine

Like many of you, I feel like I am just thrown into the "fibromyalgia dumpster" by the conventional doctors I've seen. Same old story: They ask for some tests, can't see anything major, label you with fibro (or CFS) and prescribe medicine to repress the symptoms. No idea about the root cause, no satisfactory information about what actually is going on in the body. Obviously, fibromyalgia is a very complex and varying condition, and I respect the doctors and their knowledge, but can't ignore my… read more

almost 5 years ago (edited)
A MyFibroTeam Member

Hi Canti I truly had to change my diet completely within the last year and omit gluten, red meat, dairy, and MSG due to migraines and fibromyalgia. I was prescribed medicinal cannabis as I am deficient in many aspects mentioned including endocannabinoid system. I give myself monthly B-12 injections due to malabsorption and take daily multivitamin, omega 3 fish oil, magnesium, vitamin D and protein. My energy level has increased and the pain has decreased after 9 months. So far so good

almost 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member

I have found cannabis extract to be very effective in dealing with the pain. Tastes gross but it works

almost 5 years ago

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