Fibromyalgia/CFS is something that many people suffer from and try many modalities, especially when symptoms flare up.

Things I have found that have helped me: Zoloft, Trazadone, Clonozepam (although I would recommend not taking it due to its addictive qualities)

I exercise and use Creatine to build strength and Glutamine for sore muscles afterwards.

Healthy diet: I decided yesterday that I would stick to whole grains, cheese, eggs, white meat, fat-free milk, brown rice, black beans, etc. Avoid all sweet drinks and drink water.
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replied August 28th, 2008
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Anti-Inflammatory Diet / Perfect for Fibromyalgia
How is your diet working for your fibro? I cured my fibro after 8 years of suffering by the following diet (by the way some of the foods that you listed can create inflammation in people with FMS)..stick to this diet for 4 weeks and afterwards begin to introduce other foods and see how your body reacts. Retreived from Empowering Your Health by Dr Asa Andrew.

Approved Foods for the Anti-Inflammatory Diet
(1 Protein source (33%), 1 Fat Source (33%), 1 Carbohydrate Source (33%)

PROTEIN SOURCES

MEATS
(Hormone-free/organic is best, but non organic is still permitted)

Beef
Lamb
Venison
Veal
Buffalo
Meat bone soup / stock
Liver
Beef hot dogs (no pork casing-organic and nitrite / nitrate free. Use sparingly)

FISH
(make sure it has fins and scales in its original form)

Salmon
Scrod
Pompano
Orange Roughy
Herring
Halibut
Grouper
Wahoo
Sea Bass
Sole
Salmon (mercury-free, canned in spring water)
Tuna (mercury-free, canned in spring water)
Sardines (canned in water or olive oil only)

POULTRY
(pastured/organic is best, but non organic is still permitted)

Chicken
Duck
Turkey
Chicken or turkey bacon (no pork casing-organic and nitrite / nitrate free)
Liver
Canned chicken (all white meat, no nitrates)

LUNCHEON MEAT

Turkey (preservative and nitrite free)

EGGS
(high omega-3/DHA)

Chicken eggs (whole with yolk)

DAIRY

Goat’s milk yogurt (plain)
Goat’s milk kefir
Goat’s milk cheese
Pecorino Cheese

CARBOHYDRATES SOURCES

VEGETABLES
(organic fresh or frozen)

Broccoli
Asparagus
Cauliflower
Cabbage
Squash
Beets
Brussels Sprouts
Carrots
Celery
Eggplant
Garlic
Okra
Spinach
Peas
String Beans
Cucumber
Pumpkin
Onion
Leaf Lettuce (all kinds)
Mushrooms
Peppers
Tomatoes
Artichoke
Leafy Greens (kale, collard, broccoli, mustand greens, etc)
Sprouts (broccoli, sunflower, pea shoots, radish, etc)

FRUITS
(organic fresh or frozen is best)

Blueberries
Strawberries
Apples
Blackberries
Raspberries
Cherries
Grapefruit
Lemon
Lime

FAT SOURCES

FATS and OILS
(organic is best, but non organic is still permitted)

Avocado
Cow’s milk butter, organic (BEST for cooking)
Extra-virgin coconut oil (BEST for cooking)
Flaxseed oil (not best for cooking)
Expeller-pressed sesame oil (not best for cooking)

NUTS and SEEDS
(non-roasted, organic, raw, or soaked is best, but non organic is still permitted)

Almonds
Pumpkinseeds
Hempseed
Flaxseed (ground)
Sunflower seeds
Almond butter
Hempseed butter
Sunflower butter
Pumpkinseed butter
Sesame butter
Walnuts
Cashews
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