How to Fight Fibromyalgia Flares

In this video from Painfreekitchen, Rachel talks about fibromyalgia flares, what triggers hers and some of the products which help to ease the symptoms when she suffers from fibro flares.

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From medications, heat and cold patches, Epsom salts and dietary changes, Rachel explains what works to help her keep fibromyalgia under control.

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One comment

  1. Mary says:

    I do everything you mention in the video, and more.
    I regularly get massage, acupuncture, and trigger point injections (injections of lidocaine into the sore points) at the UCLA East/West Medicine Center. They help moderately.
    I take hydrocodone (Vicodin) as needed. I also regularly take another medication which helps with the knots: Carisaprodol, commonly known as Soma which is a muscle relaxer. I occasionally use medicinal cannabis. I take the products with CBD which is not psychoactive (you don’t get high) and doesn’t interfere with daily function.
    Heat is very soothing. I use a heating pad regularly. Also those rice bags you can nuke in the microwave and wrap around your neck.
    The important thing to remember is nothing by itself is a magical cure. At best, Fibro is a condition you MANAGE with all of these tools.

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