Fibromyalgia patients deal with a conglomerate of symptoms including widespread pain, difficulty sleeping, fatigue, cognitive difficulties, and more. Many symptoms relax and flare so that the condition is more debilitating at some times than others. As a result, learning what causes flare-ups, and avoiding these things as possible, can be important in managing the condition.
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Here are 4 things that many fibromyalgia patients find result in increased symptoms:
Besides just avoiding fibromyalgia triggers, you also want to do what you can to correct an underlying cause of the symptoms. One such problem may be a misalignment of the upper cervical spine. The top two bones in the neck can affect brainstem function, blood flow to the brain, and cerebrospinal fluid drainage. These factors can lead to many of the symptoms of fibromyalgia.
Correcting this misalignment may be the first step in working toward fewer flare-ups and a reduction in overall symptoms. Contact an upper cervical chiropractor near you to learn more.
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