Understanding Muscle Tingling and Numbness in Fibromyalgia Patients

Do you find yourself wondering why, among fibromyalgia's myriad symptoms, muscle tingling and numbness make a frequent appearance during flare-ups? Our Upper Cervical Doctor, who has been helping patients seeking fibromyalgia relief in Escondido, is no stranger to countless stories of these sensations disrupting daily life. Are you one of them? If you are unsure if your symptoms, including muscle tingling and numbness, are linked to fibromyalgia, keep reading. This condition can still be a puzzle challenging to piece together, especially for patients who are newly diagnosed or are unfamiliar with this condition. It is far from an autoimmune or [...]


Can a Whiplash Injury Trigger Fibromyalgia?

Have you ever been in a car accident before and now notice frequent pain jolts affecting several parts of your body? Ever since you suffered from whiplash, have you suffered from unexplainable symptoms like chronic fatigue, headaches, sleeping difficulties, and cognitive impairment? If you’ve answered yes to both of these questions, it’s quite possible that you’re among the thousands of locals looking for a reliable source of fibromyalgia relief in Escondido, CA. After all, it’s not easy to get diagnosed with this highly unpredictable health mishap.  Fibromyalgia symptoms can quickly ruin your routine and take over your life. It can [...]


Foods That Exacerbate Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

When you have chronic fatigue, it's important to make sure that you're eating a balanced diet. If your diet is imbalanced or lacks certain nutrients, then this can cause a flare-up of symptoms and make your condition worse. Here are some tips from Dr. Rickards of Rickards Precision Chiropractic & Wellness – an upper cervical doctor in Escondido – on foods that should be avoided if you have chronic fatigue.   Eat This, Not That! When your life is challenged by chronic fatigue, life can be such a drag sometimes. The good news is that some foods can help you [...]


5 Most Common Fibromyalgia Triggers Explained

Fibromyalgia is a seriously severe condition that can cause debilitating pain. Studies estimate that millions of people in the United States live with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia symptoms include widespread pain, fatigue, anxiety, memory loss, and sleep disturbance. These can come and go depending on certain factors like the how often you trigger a fibromyalgia flareup.  Our Escondido chiropractor for fibromyalgia has encountered several patients who report varying triggers. Some of them are manageable, while others are tricky to avoid. Let's help you get acquainted with these things so you can make necessary adjustments to your activities and lifestyle choices.   Quick [...]


CNS Abnormalities: The Root Cause of Fibromyalgia?

The central nervous system controls a laundry list of physiological functions, including sensory signal processing and signal transmission to your motor nerves. So naturally, if something wrong happens to it, several processes in the body would fail, and you become susceptible to disorders and diseases. The question is, can it lead to the onset of neurological pain problems like fibromyalgia (FM)? If so, does it mean it’s worth it to schedule a visit to a Escondido chiropractor for fibromyalgia?   What’s Fibromyalgia? Should You Be Worried? To date, fibromyalgia is among the commonly reported causes of neurological pain the US [...]


7 Must-Know Facts About Fibromyalgia

Living with fibromyalgia is not easy as it often causes massive disruption in the day-to-day activities of patients. Sometimes, fibromyalgia symptoms like widespread pain, sleeplessness, and tiredness can also trigger mental problems. By knowing a thing or two about fibromyalgia, such as how to relieve it with Blair chiropractic, you can find better ways to cope. Take control of your symptoms by learning seven facts about fibromyalgia syndrome. #1. Doctors used to consider 18 tender points for fibromyalgia diagnosis In the earlier years, doctors primarily relied on the 18 tender points that the American College of Rheumatology identified as a criterion in [...]


8 Usual Signs of Fibromyalgia and 1 Helpful Remedy

Fibromyalgia is a crippling health problem that affects around 12 million people in the USA. It causes all kinds of issues ranging from debilitating pain all over the body to impaired cognition. Knowing if you have such a health condition as early as possible can make a lot of difference in formulating the best course of action to take.  So how do you know if you have fibromyalgia? What are the common signs you should look out for? When should you seek medical assistance? Let’s answer all these questions as we tackle the top 8 common fibromyalgia symptoms and how [...]


Fibromyalgia: Understanding Its Central Nervous System Origin

Upper cervical chiropractic therapy in Escondido provides more than just pain relief to its numerous patients. If you are someone recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia, then you don’t need people to tell you about the widespread body pain, extreme fatigue, sleep problems, fibro fog, and other symptoms you experience. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic and long-term condition. Currently, it affects twice more women than men. It is also often diagnosed during a person’s middle adulthood.    Quick Fibromyalgia Facts Contrary to popular belief, it’s not true that fibromyalgia only exists in people’s minds. The realities of dealing with this chronic health [...]


Fibromyalgia Rash: How Fibromyalgia Affects the Skin

Fibromyalgia is probably one of the most misunderstood chronic pain conditions in existence today. Chiropractic therapy in Escondido helps patients overcome its debilitating symptoms, such as widespread pain in the body, tender points, fibro fog, and fatigue. But besides these, there are less talked about symptoms of fibromyalgia that many sufferers must deal with—rashes, itching, and skin pain. We rarely see these three on a list of fibromyalgia symptoms.  Let’s take a closer look at the drastic effects of fibromyalgia on the skin and how chiropractic therapy in Escondido can help manage the pain of fibromyalgia.    Fibromyalgia Rash and [...]


Fibro Fog: Tackling the Cognitive Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Besides complaints of chronic pain, patients who seek our Escondido fibromyalgia chiropractic relief care share the cognitive symptoms they experience due to fibromyalgia. Known as fibro fog, or sometimes brain fog, the cognitive symptoms are problems that affect the concentration and memory of people living with fibromyalgia. Let’s take a closer look at some of the cognitive difficulties that come along with fibromyalgia. 1. Concentration Problems Those who experience fibro fog may have a similar problem as those people with attention deficit disorder (ADD). Focusing on work tasks or home duties, or even just on conversations can be difficult. Adding to [...]


Good News for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Fibromyalgia is a condition that is best known as an experience of widespread pain, severe fatigue, a decline in cognitive abilities (often referred to as fibro-fog), and sleep issues.  Although there has been much more recent research to better understand fibromyalgia, there is still a lot that remains a mystery about this syndrome. This can cause problems for fibromyalgia sufferers who are looking for information and proper Escondido chiropractic relief care to help with their issue. Here are several things that are mostly agreed upon regarding fibromyalgia: Stressful or traumatic events such as a car accident, repetitive injury, illness, and [...]


Fibromyalgia Increases Your Risk of Heart Disease

The chronic disorder fibromyalgia (FM) is known for widespread pain throughout the entire body, including muscles and bones. It is also accompanied by tenderness and extreme exhaustion. These types of symptoms are considered subjective, meaning there isn’t a clear reason they occur. Fibromyalgia is often misdiagnosed. Some doctors don’t recognize it as a real condition, but that is becoming less and less common as more people are suffering from it.  Because some doctors do not recognize it as real, according to the Mayo Clinic, this can increase your risk of depression due to lack of proper diagnosis. For this reason, [...]

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