Here Are Some of the Triggers for Fibro Flares

Here Are Some of the Triggers for Fibro Flares
Through the Fog Fibromyalgia flares are a completely unwelcome occurrence. They can feel random at times, but some events can trigger them. This column is mainly geared toward other women. I personally have suffered through these issues but either was unaware that they were related or had not yet been diagnosed. Hormones are very complex in that everything in our body is controlled by their activity. When you are expecting your period, it's possible that you may have more difficulty with issues such as sleeping. You might also get more headaches (including migraines) as well as increased pain overall. This is due to the drop in progesterone levels. It's possible you might find your periods to be heavier and more painful. Many women, myself included, aren't diagnosed with fibromyalgia until they've gone through menopause. All of my symptoms tended to be on hyperdrive after my periods stopped. Grief and traumatic events can trigger flares as well. One traumatic event in my life was an abusive childhood. I strongly believe that those types of incidents can wreak havoc on our health. Other incidents could include the death of someone close to you, a serious car accident, or stress at work or in personal relationships. Stress can cause all manner of physical and emotional issues in our lives and could be a major cause of fibro flare-ups. Weather, especially changes in
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