Alimentate well against fibromyalgia

Written by: Top Doctors®
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Fibromyalgia is defined as a painful disease condition ( non- articular ) involving the musculature. It is the most common cause of a chronic and widespread muscle pain.

That is their main characteristic features and chronic widespread pain ( more than 3 months duration). In addition, to diagnose, there must be pain when pressure with fingers on approximately 11 of the 18 points of the body that are key is done..

most common disorders

It has been scientifically proven that there are alterations in neurotransmitters pain. The most important is in serotonin, which is involved in inhibition of pain sensations and is greatly diminished in people with fibromyalgia. Although you can also have alterations in dopamine and endorphins, among other. Symptoms that appear most frequently are: rhythm disturbances of sleep, psychological disturbances, decreased strength, musculoskeletal pain and fatigue


Treatment of fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease and therefore has no cure. The treatment should be focused on improving the symptoms experienced by the person and improve their quality of life. We recommend you perform a multidisciplinary Starring which involved various treatments. Pharmacological ( analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressants,&hellip ;), physiotherapy, psychotherapy, sports and nutrition

Feeding in fibromyalgia

Usually, in the body of people with fibromyalgia occurs Lost chronic calcium and magnesium. In addition, it is also common to find a deficit of Selenium zinc Iodine Iron and Vitamin D.

Proteins should make up 15 % of the energy consumed throughout the day and most should be plant. Recommended foods include fish, legumes and egg. For carbohydrates, sugars should represent 45% of the energy consumed during the day. Tubers, vegetables, fruit and cereals in smaller quantities are recommended. Finally, fat (mostly monounsaturated fatty acids ), should represent 35% of the consumed energy.

One of the main nutritional goals for treating autoimmune diseases like fibromyalgia is boost the immune system through a good intake of vitamins, minerals and proteins.

The main dietary recommendations for fibromyalgia are:

-Perform One Basifying food, ie rich in minerals like magnesium, calcium and potassium, and low in sodium (salt)

-Make A good supply of antioxidants. Vitamin C, A, E, Selenium, Zinc and phytochemicals such as flavonoids and quercetin

-Make Proper intake of vitamin D to ensure calcium absorption in the intestine.

-Consume Omega - 3 and enhances its anti-inflammatory effect of the states of depression.

-Consume Raw vegetables at mealtimes to increase the intake of antioxidant vitamins.

-For Ensure a good supply of energy and nutrients it is recommended to split the food well on 5 shots a day.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
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*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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