Fibromyalgia Nutritional Support
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia (FM) is an increasingly recognized chronic pain illness which is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal aches, pain and stiffness, soft tissue tenderness, general fatigue and sleep disturbances. The most common sites of pain include the neck, back, shoulders, pelvic girdle and hands, but any body part can be involved. Fibromyalgia patients experience a range of symptoms of varying intensities that wax and wane over time.
It is estimated that approximately 3-6% of the U.S. population has FM. Although a higher percentage of women are affected, it does strike men, women and children of all ages and races. Because of its debilitating nature, Fibromyalgia has a serious impact on patients' family, friends, and employers, as well as society at large.
What are the symptoms of Fibromyalgia?
FM is characterized by the presence of multiple tender points and a constellation of symptoms.
The pain of FM is profound, widespread and chronic. It knows no boundaries, migrating to all parts of the body and varying in intensity. FM pain has been described as deep muscular aching, throbbing, twitching, stabbing and shooting pain that defines the very existence of the Fibromyalgia patient.
Neurological complaints such as numbness, tingling and burning are often present and add to the discomfort of the patient. The severity of the pain and stiffness is often worse in the morning. Aggravating factors which affect pain include cold/humid weather, non-restorative sleep, physical and mental fatigue, excessive physical activity, physical inactivity, anxiety and stress.
In today's world many people complain of fatigue; however, the fatigue of FM is much more than being tired. It is an all-encompassing exhaustion that interferes with even the simplest daily activities. It feels like every drop of energy has been drained from the body, which at times can leave the patient with a limited ability to function both mentally and physically.
Many Fibromyalgia patients have an associated sleep disorder which prevents them from getting deep, restful, restorative sleep. Medical researchers have documented specific and distinctive abnormalities in the stage 4 deep sleep of FM patients. During sleep, individuals with FM are constantly interrupted by bursts of awake-like brain activity, limiting the amount of time they spend in deep sleep.
Additional symptoms may include: irritable bowel and bladder, headaches and migraines, restless legs syndrome (periodic limb movement disorder), impaired memory and concentration, skin sensitivities and rashes, dry eyes and mouth, anxiety, depression, ringing in the ears, dizziness, vision problems, Raynaud's Syndrome, neurological symptoms and impaired coordination.
Fibromyalgia is often accompanied by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Anxiety and Insomnia and may all have the same root. When treating any one of these conditions you are really treating all of them. For best results we recommend a thorough evaluation by Dr. Forrest with appropriate lab tests.
7-Keto 100 mg 60 caps | Complementary Prescriptions - DHEA is known to have beneficial effects on immune function and well-being. Because some convert DHEA into testosterone, we offer 7-Keto, a DHEA metabolite that will not convert to testosterone or estrogen.*(hide)
7-Keto 50 mg 60 caps | Complementary Prescriptions - DHEA is known to have beneficial effects on immune function and well-being. Because some convert DHEA into testosterone, we offer 7-Keto, a DHEA metabolite that will not convert to testosterone or estrogen.*(hide)
ATP Fuel | Researched Nutritionals - Supports Energy for Mitochondrial Function, recomended by many physicians.*
Cognitive Health Formula 120 vcaps | Complementary Prescriptions - For individuals who want to enhance or maintain cognitive performance and reduce the effects of stress and aging on the brain*(hide)
Consultation with Dr. Forrest - Dr. Forrest, MA, MH, DC, is a licensed chiropractor in California. His is available for in-office visits and informational/educational phone/Skype consultations and Zyto and EVOX Biometric Body Scans. You are welcome to draw on his over 28 years of clinical experience.*(hide)
Corvalen (D-ribose) 9.9 oz | Douglas Laboratories - natural pentose sugar that is designed for the support of cardiovascular health, fatigue, cellular energy production, and mitochondrial function*.(hide)
Corvalen Chews 90 chews | Douglas Laboratories - Corvalen Chews are an all natural D-ribose supplement clinically proven to help restore and replenish core cellular energy*(hide)
CorvalenM (D-ribose) | Douglas Labs - Corvalen M D-ribose is a natural pentose sugar that is designed for the support of fatigue, cellular energy production, and mitochondrial function*(hide)
Corvalen OPC 5.8 oz | Douglas Laboratories - Corvalen® OPC is all natural D-ribose for energy support combined with potent antioxidants including oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs). OPCs are some of the most powerful antioxidants to help neutralize free radicals and support healthy aging.*
ZYTO EVOX Perception Reframing - How perception reframing can improve your health, relationships & performance*
Facelift Serum 1 fl oz | Complementary Prescriptions - Hyaluronic Acid and APS Complex designed to hydrate and support the natural firmness and elasticiaty of the skin*(hide)
Fibro-M Plus 60 vcaps | Prescribed Choice - Fibro-M Plus contains a targeted blend of vitamins and herbs that may support healthy immune function and potential relief to those suffering with Fibromyalgia*(hide)
FibroBoost | Allergy Research Group - Research shows Seanol Ecklonia cava, rich in phlorotannins/polyphenols that have uniquely strong antioxidant properties, can help support erectile dysfunction through the up-regulation of nitric oxide.*(hide)
Fibronol 200 mg 150 vcaps - with SEANOL®-F, a powerful extract Ecklonia cava, rich in antioxidants and can help support erectile dysfunction. Experience pain relief and increased energy with Fibronol, our fibromyalgia products*. Our anti-inflammatory products will improve your health.*(hide)
Fibroplex 120/240 tabs | Metagenics - Offers intensive, targeted nutrition for muscles to support well-being in patients with muscle tenderness and discomfort*(hide)
GluControl gels | Complementary Prescriptions - GluControl™ is a clinically formulated blend of nutrients designed to be used along with a balanced diet to support healthy blood sugar levels*(hide)
HA Hand & Body Lotion 10 fl oz | Complementary Prescriptions - Moisturize and relieve dry, chapped skin with super moisturizing HA Hand & Body Lotion*. 100% natural and enriched with pure, bio-identical hyaluronic acid*(hide)
iMRS PEMF System - iMRS, Magnetic-Resonance-Stimulation - iMRS - the new benchmark in PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic field) technology for home and professional use. FREE STANDARD US SHIPPING*(hide)
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IodoRx 12.5 mg 180 tabs | Complementary Prescriptions - Iodine is an essential mineral. Although its main function is in the production of thyroid hormones T3 and T4, other organs in the body have a need for iodine in order to function normally*(hide)
IodoRx 50 mg | Complementary Prescriptions - Iodine/Potassium Iodide Complex, formerly iodoral.*
Neo40 Professional Nitric Oxide Booster
- • Neo 40 helps improve circulation and the cardiovascular system
- • NEO 40 raises Nitric Oxide
- • ED is caused by low Nitric Oxide
- • Now available in 30 or 60 lozenges
- • NEW Proessional Strength version available
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