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The patient must have generalized pain for at least 3 months JRHONEST and be located above and below the waist, at the right and left side as well as the axial region (armpit area). There also has to be excessive tenderness to touch of at least 11 of the 18 tender sites. Eight points are behind the neck and upper back, four are arranged in symmetry, two are at each side of the buttocks, two of them, one at each elbow, two, one each at the inside of each knee, and two at the Sternum (breast bone), below the chin. As you can see, we are faced here with a very complex condition with no known cause, that is not life threatening, but is extremely painful, debilitating and stressful to the person afflicted with fibromyalgia.
There are many areas of change that needs to be examined in order to help these patients. Do they live a sedentary life? That must be addressed and they have to be on an exercise program. Exercise can be one the most important things to help alleviate symptoms of fibromyalgia. "Doctor's Senior Exercise" is a program that will help the individual beyond their greatest expectations. In fact it is recommended that the program be done twice daily, morning and evening. Our second most important area of change should be nutrition. Serious attention should be paid to the foods we eat. If necessary, it may advisable to keep a daily diary of foods eaten, so that should there be an increase of symptoms or a severe flare-up, you can check back to see if a particular food could be at fault. You must also eliminate all alcohol; caffeine drinks of all kinds, such as coffee and sodas and of course if you smoke you must stop immediately.