Fibromyalgia and PTSD linked!

I Tripped Over a Stone

Time to talk to your doctor!

If you have Fibromyalgia, you probably have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

There is one group of individuals that seem not to test positive for PTSD and those are the individuals who suffer from fibro and stomach conditions like achalasia and dyspepsia. Those stomach conditions can be linked to fibro but rarely to fibro and  PTSD.

This discovery has also opened up new practical fibromyalgia testing for veterans, using the 18 point trigger point test. The medical field is beginning to diagnose many more men who have PTSD with fibromyalgia.

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter. This neurotransmitter plays a role as a regulator for mood, sleep, appetite, body temperature regulation and a few other processes but it is known primarily as regulating transmitter.

Low levels of serotonin present in the fibro brain are also present in PTSD brain. When tested for emotional reactions it was noted the neurochemical reactions changed…

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