Most people who don’t have fibromyalgia or know someone who does may think of it as a pain condition only. While the pain is certainly one of the most debilitating symptoms of fibromyalgia, it’s not the only thing that can be tough to deal with. Cognitive difficulties such as short-term memory problems can range from a mild annoyance to a major issue. How can you cope with memory problem and other cognitive symptoms related to fibromyalgia?
Here are three ways that you can make short-term memory issues a little easier to deal with:
Upper cervical chiropractors are seeing much success in helping fibromyalgia patients. This is because we deal specifically with atlas (C1) misalignments. A misalignment in this vital location where the brainstem meets the spinal cord can result in blood flow and pain processing issues. Correcting the misalignment relieves pressure from the brainstem, facilitates blood flow, and gives the body time to heal. To learn if this is the right way for you to find natural relief, contact a practitioner in your area and schedule an exam to see if you have an atlas subluxation.
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