Studies have shown that 4 to 6 million people in the world currently suffer from fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome. Have you heard of homeostasis and how it can help you with your fibromyalgia treatment?
What Is Homeostasis?
There are different types of homeostasis. When referring to the human body and homeostasis, the term typically refers to the ability of the body to heal itself. There are many different factors that affect the body’s ability to self-heal such as:
• Nutrients (glucose, ions, oxygen, etc)
How Can It Help Your Fibromyalgia Treatment?
Homeostasis works with the treatment plan you have already. The treatment program that your doctor prescribes for you to use will help aide your body’s ability to heal naturally which works hand in hand with homeostasis to help you recover.
There are steps you can take in addition to your fibromyalgia treatment that can naturally help improve your condition and the way that you feel on a daily basis. When you take the proper steps to help boost your body’s own natural ability to heal and recover, the more effective your treatments will be.
One method of homeostasis as fibromyalgia treatment is to change your diet. It only makes sense that what goes into your body will affect how your body feels and looks as well as how to respond to thing in your environment.
Your diet can have a big impact on how your immune system works and how you respond to illness and disease. Certain foods will make your immune system stronger and make it easier for you to fight off illness. This will help you in your battle against fibromyalgia.
Sleep allows your body to heal and recover naturally. It is very important that you get the proper amount of sleep each night. However, studies show that most adults do not get enough sleep. To make matters worse, fibromyalgia can cause insomnia or make it difficult to sleep due to pain caused by the condition.
This lack of sleep makes your symptoms worse because you body doesn’t have to time to self-heal at night. The more sleep you are able to get at night, the better you will feel and the less pain and stiffness of the joints you will have.