There is no one cure for fibromyalgia!
Sounds almost unbelievable, right? We mean to say, it is the 21st century, the age of possibilities as they like to call it. We can expect a more definitive answer from science in years to come about fibromyalgia treatment, we can promise you that. But what do the patients suffering from fibromyalgia do now? The treatment is mainly symptomatic, which means that for every symptom, there exists a different management strategy. This leaves the field wide open for people to try home remedies and traditional treatments for alleviating fibromyalgia pain. One rather hyped-up coping strategy devised for fibromyalgia is using ginger to reduce the pain associated with the disease. Is ginger any good for fibromyalgia? Is it as magical as the ginger nation portrays it? These questions and their answers form the subject matter of this discussion.
There is always some smoke giving a clue about fire! We will talk about ginger with special reference to fibromyalgia in a minute. But for now, we want to explain the logic behind opting for ginger in the first place. For most of us, it is just an herb! Well, ginger’s medicinal use is not a novel idea by any means. You see, it has the potential to calm nausea and ease arthritic pains. Credible studies have proved that relying on ginger for lowering your overall blood sugar levels also can pay dividends. Further, ginger can soothe fatigued muscles. Some of these properties are exactly what an anti-fibromyalgia drug should have, what do you think? Ginger paste, ginger tea, and ginger oils are the popular forms in which ginger is used for medicinal purposes.
Ginger oil for fibromyalgia
Ginger oils are analgesic by nature. This property makes it an ideal candidate for treating fibromyalgia since this disorder is characterized by widespread pains in the body which seem to never leave the body for a moment. Studies have been conducted, which established ginger oil’s positive role in reducing inflammatory pains. Further, the oil has proven to be an excellent remedy for alleviating back pain sensations. Apart from being an analgesic, ginger oil can also improve the overall process of digestion and relieve a person suffering from nauseating sensations.
The ginger oil profile makes it one of the most suitable candidates for treating fibromyalgia-associated pains. But does it do the job in this case? Well, experiences shared by fibromyalgia patients give us a lot of hope. And since taking analgesic tablets all the time can wear out anyone, we are backing every fibromyalgia patient to apply some of this oil and see if it helps or not. This s a classic worth a shot scenario!
The ginger-turmeric tea solution
Inflammation exacerbates the situation considerably for fibromyalgia patients, especially in the fall season. Thankfully, there exist many home remedies which can help counter the pain felt because of inflammation effectively. One standout combination in this category is the ginger and turmeric tea combination. The roots of both ginger and turmeric have anti-inflammatory properties. Hence, using them in a tea to counter inflammatory pains associated with fibromyalgia makes all the sense in the world. Speaking more specifically, turmeric is known for its ability to counter chronic joint pain. And as for ginger, well we have told you all about its magical properties in the previous sections of this article. How many do you recall?
Now, we realize that not everyone reading these lines knows how to brew the tea under discussion. So, we thought we would share the recipe for this fantastic tea with you. Let us don our chef’s hats for a few lines! Now, which ingredients do you need? Boiling water, fresh turmeric and ginger roots, and a dash of coconut oil. If you want to jazz up things a little bit, then you can opt for a few drops of honey or lemon juice as well. Brewing the tea is simple! Chuck all the ingredients in the hot boiling water, and drink up the potion daily. Do we know the next question is going to be when will the effects show up? Well, because the extent of pain felt by fibromyalgia patients varies from patient to patient, we cannot give you a precise answer. But rest assured, the magic will happen for you!
Is there an alternative solution?
Well, treating fibromyalgia is all about countering each symptom separately. So we are not sure if the word alternative applies aptly here. Fibromyalgia patients have to rely on more than treatment methods for making it through rough days full of fatigue and pain. The idea is to improve the quality of life, and so help from different professionals may be sought to treat the disease. A patient suffering from fibromyalgia might have to seek the help of rheumatologists, neurologists, and psychologists. It is important to remember that because the condition has so many symptoms, finding one cure to treat them all is quite a mountainous task to achieve. Hence, multiple treatment options have to be considered simultaneously to curb some of the disease burdens. For anyone wondering about the drugs that are prescribed for treating fibromyalgia, well those pills and tablets are mostly antidepressants and analgesics. We know some of you want to continue with home remedies, eating fruits that are enriched with plenty of vitamins might be one way of reducing fibromyalgia pain. Keep experimenting under the mentorship of an experienced professional, something is bound to go in your favor if you suffer from fibromyalgia!
Well, that would be all from this discussion. We hope that you learned something, if not everything new from this discussion about the role of ginger in countering fibromyalgia pain. It is one of the many home remedies that have shown some efficacy against the terrible disorder under discussion, and we would be nothing short of thrilled if the solution works for any patient reading these lines. On that optimistic note, we bid you farewell from this discussion!