By Steven Sonmore, L.Ac.
Fibromyalgia is a condition where a person has wide spread musculoskeletal pain. The symptoms can include aches that range from mild to debilitating aches in a person’s joints, muscles, tendons and any other soft tissue. The condition is also often accompanied by chronic fatigue, memory impairment and mood issues. Though the condition is more often found in women and those who suffer from TMJ or depression, the root cause of this condition is still unknown. Western medicine offers solutions in the form of medications to help ease the pain, but with the many side effects (nausea, fatigue, dependency) that come along with painkillers. However, acupuncture is proving to be a safe, effective, natural, alternative treatment. Continue reading