There is only 3 FDA approved drug for fibromyalgia. These drugs also have some side effect. Due to which Majority of People with Fibromyalgia try lifestyle changes like diet and exercise. Here in this article I will be telling you 5 diet rules for fibromyalgia patient.
Famous Saying “Eat Healthy, stay healthy”. Having a balanced diet is good for everyone, either you have fibromyalgia or not. Your diet should include fresh fruits and vegetables. Also use low carbs and lean proteins like fish or chicken. Processed, fried or high Fats food should be avoided. Limiting sugar and salt in diet is also a better idea.
As you observe that fibromyalgia also trigger weight gain. For keeping weight under control, healthy diet is the best option. A study suggests that overweight people with fibro, have better life after they lose weight. They had less tender points and point. Further study also suggests that weight loss can play important role in fibromyalgia treatment.
Vitamin D deficiency is commonly observes in adults. The sunshine (Major source of Vit D) can play key role for Fibromyalgia patients. Vit D deficiency caused pain in bones and muscle. Lacking Vitamin D results in some of the fibromyalgia symptoms. So final verdict is “Enrich your body with Vitamin D as much as you can”.
Load up on vitamin D
Food Additives like aspartame, MSG (Mono Sodium Glutamates) and excitons toxin has special ability to increase pain sensitivity. Getting rid of these food additives can ease off fibro pain to some extent.
Fatty acid like omega-3 are mostly founds in fish and dry fruits. These fatty acids are renown to reduce cardiovascular disease and inflammation. Also helps in reducing pain. Adding walnuts, fish or salmons to the diets will be a good idea.
“Say yes to fish”
Lack of Sleep is associated with fibromyalgia patients. Coffee is tempting to gear up to live up the day. But it may be the mistake and you are welcoming the trouble. Caffeine can disturb your sleep schedules. Alternative should be using green tea.
“Zero the caffeine”
Fibromyalgia symptoms causes oxidative stress. It occurs when body immune system gets weak. Results in cell damaging radicals in the body. Fruits and vegetables are enrich with anti-oxidents like vit A,C and E. These Vitamin A,C and E helps in stronging the immune system. Studies also show positive result on the use of vegan diet.
- Avoid Sugar and Salt
- Replace tea,caffeine with green tea
- Eat colorful foods
- Eat Fish
- Look for the allergies like wheat,dairy egg etc.
- Drink a lot of Water
- Eat Fruit and Vegetables
- Eat Walnuts and dry fruits
- Take a Sunbath
- Eat Lean proteins
- Cut off Sweeteners and simple Carbs
- Zero Aspartame
- Avoid yeast and Gluten
- Avoid Nightshade Plants like Tomatoes, peppers and chilies
- Maintain a fibromyalgia Diet Diary