Are you one of five million Americans suffering from fibromyalgia? Although the specific cause of fibromyalgia is still mysterious, it is very important to note how the nervous system perceives pain. “It’s as if the pain has a volume up. The sensory system is amplified to make many people with fibromyalgia highly sensitive to touch and other stimuli: something as simple as a clothing tag on the back of your neck is intolerable and even a loved one’s bear hug can produce pain.
Others say loud gatherings or crowds may overload the senses and exacerbate their symptoms. And some people are far more sensitive to medicines and chemicals with the chronic pain disorder. There seems to be traveling together with sensoric sensitivities, fibromyalgia, bowel syndrome and other chronic pain syndromes. Rising data show that these factors are connected somehow and could form part of a group of disorders known as central sensitivity syndrome.
In my opinion, the emotions for anxiety / fear that may have begun in the utero early in life when a child develops a hyper-aroused nervous system precipitate fibromyalgia. In a highly sensitive person, traumatic episodes are a fertile site to take fibromyalgic roots.
This unease (not illness) usually begins to appear early in the middle of life. This kid is often said to be “very tight” or “too sensitive” or “too afraid” as a young person. One woman I interviewed said that she was likened to a “hot house orchid.” I still have to hear some of the 100 people I spoke to or read about who didn’t say the same thing about themselves.
The brain parts that can distinguish between what is safe or reversed in our environment and are tuned to the world in an overly vigilant, caring manner are in a state of disorder, and the fibromyalgia prevails over the person of fear. Anxiety prevails.
I knew that there were sensitive people, but they’re obviously much more common than I thought. I don’t mean emotionally when I mean sensitive. The type of person that is easily upset or prone to spontaneous crying does not necessarily. No, the HSP is hyper sensitive to light, sounds and smells, at least not only in this way. I also found over the years I was a human emotion sponger, especially in the last decade. Perhaps it didn’t phase me when I was younger.
Oder perhaps I haven’t been so careful? I don’t know that. But I can’t just be around some people for too long in the last decade. Emotional Vampires (EV) I call them. These people often don’t know they ‘re Emotional Vampires, but they nevertheless drink my energy.
An EV may be an excessively angry or negative person who always judges others or notes faults. Or perhaps all and everybody in the sun is wrong or not at all expected-this type of Controller is called by Judith Orloff. Barbara Keddy, PhD, sees herself as a highly sensitive fibromyalgia person (HSP). Women and Fibromyalgia ‘s author Keddy: Living with an Invisible Discontent.
“She wrote about a theory which she developed in her book and which indicates that for a person to develop fibromyalgia, the personality of the person must be of a very sensitive nature. “I mean someone hype-vigilant, easily stimulated, highly intuitive, etc.
A year as a person who is in touch with the atmosphere has enabled us to read more easily people and situations than most people. We nearly feel someone else ‘s anxiety. Two weaker emotions lead to chronic anxiety and fear, a host of physical conditions like pain, tiredness, insomnia, itching and glandular upset in the more frequent ones.
As this condition is silent and invisible, we are demoralized and depression soon starts. We long for a nearly non-existent peace and calm. People with fibromyalgia are the chronic pain walking wounded. I think they’re worried about many things over a lifetime, but when they are diagnosed with fibromyalgia it gets much worse.
Then, in disastrous terms, they start to think: What if they become completely disabled? What if the pain doesn’t stop? What if they are house-bound completely? What if no one is looking for them? Will they have another flare–up of pain? Their brains search always where they have experienced or perceived fear in the past and think they should be afraid at this moment. They are disregarded emotionally. Your specifically stimulated plastic brain is increasingly involved in your pain and/or other weakening symptoms.
Keddy says she always feels pain and exhaustion when she’s over-stimulated. That is why she maintains a program that is “fairly quiet,” which includes meditation, training and QI-gong, a technique of Chinese recreation using kind movements, mental focus and deep breathing. “I’m not doing these things all day long and listening to music, reading it quietly,” she says.
This way of life helps her take control of her nervous system, along with medicine and being prudent about avoiding sugar. Keddy says that such a schedule involves discipline for people living with fibromyalgia pain planning. She adds, “we must become professionals in our own lives, because there is no treatment for fibromyalgia.
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