The Fibromyalgia struggle
If you are one of the 6% of Americans who struggle with fibromyalgia, you know intimately, the debilitating effects of this “invisible” disease. Struggling to keep up with your family, job, friends, and the life you want while trying to navigate the choices available for treating your symptoms can be overwhelming.
Sometimes you find yourself giving up rewarding life experiences because you expect to have greater pain as a consequence of being active. Health care providers and people in your life may brand you as hypochondriac because you “look fine”. Perhaps your medications have more side effects than you can comfortably live with. I’d like to tell you about a natural approach you may not have heard of or considered before.
Fibromyalgia and Traditional Chinese Medicine
We come into the world with a constitution inherited from our parents. This means we have strengths and weaknesses biologically that cause imbalances in our system. Each of us ends up with a unique set of symptoms when, due to influences inside of us and in our environment, the imbalances become so pronounced that they manifest as a disease. Yin and Yang are used to illustrate the dance of opposites and interaction of forces in ones physiology.
Fibromyalgia has abnormal neurotransmitter/receptor patterns manifesting as pain, insomnia, and depression. Studies show that acupuncture may alter brain chemistry, restoring the balance between the forces of yin and yang, leading to a reduction in symptoms. Chinese medicine theory brings unique insight to the myriad symptoms, all of which are taken into consideration, when designing your treatment plan.
What does NAET contribute to Fibromyalgia treatment?
Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Techniques (NAET) are based on the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Illness is a warning that gives us signs of energetic disturbances within our bodies. The brain, through spinal nerves, operates an amazing communication network. Energetic disturbances anywhere in this system will manifest as nervous, circulatory, gastrointestinal, urinary, muscle or reproductive symptoms. These disturbances also lead to a debilitating drain on the energy available for normal activities of daily life.
NAET can remove the blockages in the energy pathways and restart normal energy circulation. This will, in turn, help the brain to coordinate with the rest of the body to function optimally. As one progresses through the treatments, most often systemic improvements in energy, sleep, and pain reduction are observed. Dr. Devi, the founder of NAET, notes that fibromyalgia is very often allergy/sensitivity related, foods, chemicals, and environmental. We have seen phenomenal results using the NAET method to reduce and eliminate patients suffering. Please refer to this page on what an NAET treatment involves. https://whitecraneacu.com/what-is-naet/
If you are looking for a different way to heal
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced” -James Baldwin. One of the most pervasive myths about Fibromyalgia is that it isn’t treatable. Many of its symptoms can be treated and reduced using the techniques outlined here.
I have helped patients on their way to healing using both acupuncture and NAET. Both methods can be used concurrently with the program prescribed by your medical doctor. Counseling on herbal medicine, diet and exercise according to Chinese Medicine principles, as well as identifying emotional components to assist your journey towards health are used as appropriate. I look forward to being a partner in your quest for vibrant health!
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