Lifestyle and personal habits are linked to many health problems. Fibromyalgia and neuropathy are no exception.
In both fibromyalgia and in many cases of neuropathy, patients are frequently overweight and in poor physical condition. Often times this “deconditioning” has been present for years. Contributing factors to this include things such as poor diet, and, yes, even health problems like underlying thyroid disease.
In both fibromyalgia and in neuropathy, patients often experience tingling, numbness, and significant amounts of pain. This is not at all surprising, since recent research suggests that some 30% plus fibromyalgia patients actually have small-fiber neuropathy.
Only time will tell how true this is in fact. I have long suspected this, however, since one of our observations many years ago was that many fibromyalgia patients responded very well to our neuropathy treatment programs, with some specific modifications. That’s why, right now, effective treatment depends so much upon the skill as well as the time and interest of the clinician.
Unfortunately, you are unlikely to find this in a public healthcare setting any longer. Most publicly-employed doctors are simply under too much time pressure, with little financial benefit to treat patients who need the diligent care they so deserve.
This is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future.
We train our Doctors to be exceptional and diligent in the diagnosis of neuropathy and chronic pain. This includes fibromyalgia. And the reason for this should be very obvious. Once we understand as much as we possibly can about what may be underneath your symptoms, then we can begin the most effective neuropathy treatment plan possible.
And this goes double for those patients who suffer fibromyalgia-related chronic pain conditions!
Enjoy your day. Please, let our team help!
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