"Doc, how come my skin is tender, my chest is tight and I have IBS?"
Understanding fibromyalgia is to know that if all muscle cells where together they would constitute the biggest organ in the body!
When we talk about muscle cells, everybody thinks skeletal muscles. Those are the muscles such as the biceps (the big one in the arm) or the quadriceps (the big one in the thigh). They are the common fibromyalgia trigger points.
But if skeletal muscles are important as they are all over the body, they are not the only structures or organs with muscle cells.
. the heart
. walls of the arteries and veins
. walls of the gut
. walls of the bronchi (the pipes to the lungs)
. we even have free muscle cells in the skin!
Muscle cells represent 40% of the total body cells! That represents 40 billion cells that can be affected by an uncontrolled contraction!
Palpitations, high blood pressure, varicose veins, poor circulation, irritable bowel syndrome, tight chest etc... are common signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia.
Even the skin is sensitive in fibromyalgia! How many fibromyalgia sufferers can't stand to have their skin touched or rolled!
So, now we are starting to understand why fibromyalgia symptons are so many & diverse and why fibromyalgia flares do occur!
Muscle cells disease + abnormal build up and release of toxins
It's not in your head, it's in your muscle cells!
That's what fibromyalgia understanding is all about
To understand why you have developed fibromyalgia, click on the book
Understanding fibromyalgia is also understanding
. The toxins released that explain the other fibromyalgia symptoms.
To understand why, what it is, how to care click on the books!
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