Aromatherapy for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue
Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Symptoms
Sleep Disturbance: awaking tired; difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
B- Gaba amino acid
C- CalMg at bedtime; B12 upon arising
D- Deep Sleep Petite Fleur Essence
E- Unwind Aromablend or Lavender Lotion
Stiffness from weather changes; upon awakening:
A- Staying in 1 position (also arthritis); No Aches and Stop Hurting Lotion
B- Magnesium, malic acid, Lymph Flow Massage Lotion
A- Facial pain, TMJ, neck and shoulder pain; No Aches, Circulation Herbal and Stop Hurting Lotion
Irritable bowel and gastric symptoms:
A- Abate Anger, B12 sublingual, (consider also Candida) Probiotics, Capryllic Acid, diet, Peppermint Oil, Oregano oil, garlic may help or worsen symptoms, as well enzymes. These are considered in individual consultations.
Bladder: urgency, frequency
A- Consider Candida, prostatitis in men, interstitial cystitis, and dietary assessments
Consider herbals such as Dandelion, Diuretic, Male Power, and Male Tonic Herbal Blend
Numbness: tingling (parathesia) in extremities, also burning
A- Consider herbs for kidney, bladder, Lymph Flow Massage Lotion, Stop Hurting Lotion, Circulation, Epsom salt soaks, low stress activity, exercise. These neurological symptoms may mimic a variety of neurological or circulatory symptoms see a physician.
Variable Cognitive Symptoms: clumsiness, memory lapses or spaciness, disorientation, orientation difficulties, dizziness and balance issues:
A- Recall Memory, Clear Thinking Herbal Tonic, consider blood sugar diet, supplementation, Lemon Balm, Melissa Herbal
Chemical, Environmental Sensitivity: (Allergens, light, odor, noise)
A- Environmental, Alpha lipoic acid, NADH, Siberian Ginseng Herbal
Depression from pain or familial disorders, alcoholism:
A- Consider SAMe -available at aromahealthtexas.com daily (400-800 mg) in divided doses, Tricyclic antidepressants or SSRI or 5-hydroxytryptophan (can be used with MAO inhibitors) are facilitated by SAMe.
Chronic immune infections may include:
A- Epstein Barr Virus
D- Herpes 1-6
F- Heloibactor (H.pylori)
Consider the following: Reduce Stress, Silver Lace, Cold and Flu, Decongest, Defense, Energy, Foti, Elderberry, Protection Herbal, Pine Petite Fleur, Siberian Ginseng Herbal
Note to CFS: At least 55% of fibromyalgia patients have hypothyroidism.