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Ketamine Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can be a debilitating condition that can affect all aspect of an individuals’ life. Ketamine treatment for fibromyalgia can help get your life back.

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Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Symptoms of fibromyalgia can vary from one individual to another, but they generally include musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, GI symptoms, tender points, cognitive difficulties, joint stiffness, sleep dysregulation and headaches. The pain can be qualified as burning, aching, sharp and shooting, dull, constant or intermittent. The pain is usually not relived by over the counter or opioid based medications. 

Fibromyalgia can cause secondary depression as patients might be limited in the activities that they can perform including mobility and social interactions. The depression can then lead to loss of sleep and changes in appetite and suicidal ideation. Chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia can also lead to anxiety and stress that could lead to adrenal gland fatigue.  

Traditional Treatments for Fibromyalgia

There is no cure for fibromyalgia, but a combination of medication, physical therapy, lifestyle changes, and self-care strategies can help manage symptoms and improve quality of life. If you have tried all of the above and still haven't found the relief you are looking for then ketamine therapy can help you get your life back by significantly decreasing your pain.

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How Ketamine Treats Fibromyalgia

  • Ketamine treatment for chronic pain can be extremely effective if the pain is caused by inflammation of nerve cells as seen in fibromyalgia. Ketamine works by binding and modulating the NMDA receptor. It effectively changes the way we perceive pain signals in our nervous system.

  • Ketamine infusions can help with decreasing nervous system inflammation and this will help decrease pain sensitivity.

  • Ketamine treatment for fibromyalgia is an innovative treatment option. It helps treat the cause of pain vs. the symptoms of pain and thus can achieve a better outcome without being dependent on pills every day.

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Why Choose Ketamine Therapy for Fibromyalgia

  • Ketamine treatment for fibromyalgia gets at the root cause of the chronic pain by decreasing inflammation and resetting the pain signals and neurocircuitry.  

  • Ketamine treatment for fibromyalgia can help patients decrease their reliance on opiate medications and increase their recreational activities. 

  • Ketamine treatment for fibromyalgia can allow patients to become more independent and increase their overall quality of life. 

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