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Specific Area Flare Ups

Specific Area Flare Ups

I have recently had a very painful flare up centered in my foot. It often happens that my flare ups are centered in specific areas. Is this common for others as well?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

The name Fibromyalgia is the following:
FIBRO is the fibrous tissue that connects muscles to the bone.
MYO is muscle
ALGA is pain.

To treat the pain in my feet and legs, also the burning & ice cold hands & feet I have had success taking GRAPESEED OIL EXTRACT. I take 20,000 mg (2g) in capsule form every morning & every night. It took about 3 weeks to work but when it did, it literally happened overnight. I got up the go yo the loo in the middle of the night & suddenly realized I didnt have any swelling on the soles of my feet & no pain getting up. Then same the next night & ever since. I am still so relieved i found something that helped enormously & it wasn't medication. Grapeseed oil helps the connective
( fibrous ) tissue that connects muscle to the bone. It also assists circulation, amongst other things. It is an antioxidant too. It is worth giving it a try. When I start taking something new ,I always write the date on the lid so I know how long to give it atry for. Some natural remedies can take up to 2 months to be of any useful benefit. I have been taking Grapeseed for about 2 yrs now & still works.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I used to have the worst pain in my feet, particularly my right foot, the burning was immense too. I started taking Grapeseed oil extract in capsule form over a year ago. I am amazed still at the results because I now have minimal pain in my feet, legs and in general. It is great for circulation so less freezing cold hands. It is also good for your connective tissue, which is what attaches your muscle to the bone.. I take 20,000mg (20g) every morning and night. It took almost 3 weeks to work, but when it did, I was amazed. I got up in the middle of the night to go to the toilet and OMG, it didn't moan in pain and the soles of my feet didn't feel swollen and didn't burn. Every night after that was the same...Relief! I highly recommend trying it and always write on the top of the lid, the date you start taking anything new meds or vitamins so you can keep track of what works or not.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

good day everyone.....moderation is the only way to handle this situation we are in. make a list of your needs threw the week and spend some time spreading it out threw the week on a calender. when you write things down , stick to your routine, and dont forget that if you push past your level you will be in rough shape. have lots of epsom salt baths, get a massage as often as you can, use different forms of pain relief. i find tiger balm best for me. Cause sometimes playing with your kids or gandkids, doing something for someone who is worse off can go along way. your mind is as important as the rest of your body. i have had fibro for over 30 yrs now. survived the fibro's in your head stage haha. Anyway get up everyday and do something you love cause its gonna hurt either way. all the best to you all

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Check,check,check.....As I try to recover my thought from fibro-fog...I can totally attest to pain in just about every part of my body. The most severe, usually is in my neck, shoulders,ribcage,..along my spine-right and left, although one side is usually more prevalent during a flare. Muscle knots...hips, lumbar spine, thighs..Large ones, the size of a hard boiled egg at times and OH! SO! Painful!...I have learned the meaning of fascia....(myo-fascial pain)-primarily through experience as I'm sure most of you know. Interestingly enough,ligaments, tendons, any involvement with musculature is prime for flare. My heart goes out to each and everyone of you...Hugs...Never give up-Take Breaks-Be good to yourself! And Believe in yourself, no matter who tells you differently! Carry on!:)///One more thing...my emotional state is always involved...deep relaxation, be it from the sound of music or a cool gentle breeze..whatever works for you-go for it and don't look back!

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes..my feet kill me. I soak in Epsom and dead sea salt and it really helps!

posted over 4 years ago
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