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Is it true that there is a cure for fybromyalgia?

Sep 20, 2015 5:22 PM

I see it all over the internet and hear from people that is you excersise eat clean your fybro will go away? For peole who have suffred for many years these promises seem to good to be true. Eating good and excersing are good for any human being. I'm just tired of all these scams and empty promises. Also many cannot afford to eat the way many programs suggest you eat. If many had thr money I know they would..
Thanks for letting me share,
Angie Cartwright ♡ ♡ ♡

Sep 21, 2015 12:03 AM

Exercise and diet can only do so much, it took a great deal of meds before I could have energy or ability to walk. My diet has a lot of meat and steak, which sounds expensive but isn't as bad as it sounds because it is so filling. I don't have Fibro, so I don't know for sure, but it seems like if just diet and exercise were necessary, then surely drug companies and pharmacies would be out of business by now.
People who were "cured" also may have been misdiagnosed, or maybe it was an intestinal problem.

Sep 21, 2015 12:06 AM

I can't make any promises, but I'd definitely keep trying meds and alternatives, it might not be a cure, but over time could get better. More bearable. Good luck finding something that works for you!

Sep 21, 2015 8:52 AM

For me, I cant say that diet and exercise is the cure
I went on a really clean diet lost 33 pounds, but during weight loss I experienced more flare ups than usual. Finally on the last flare up I had to give up dieting because I couldn't handle the pain anymore.

Sep 21, 2015 5:01 PM

I can only go by my own experiences with fibro. Before going down with fibro, I was very active, ate little and did an enormous amount of exercise. It was the inability to lose weight which was the first issue and I am still fighting about that due to an ever changing TSH (thyroid) reading.
Since then, which was in fact 2012, my health has plummeted. In the space of less than three years I have gone from active, bouncy person to person barely able to move, let alone bounce. I have to use crutches to walk and often need to use a wheelchair when out. It's been heart breaking. Now I have a terrible diet since I can't do all the needed prep for fresh decent food. I haven't cooked in a very long time. However, my diet was pretty good at the beginning so no, I don't think diet has that much of an impact on how well you feel. I certainly haven't found a specific diet that has made me better! And I am surrounded by particular dietary needs within the family. My younger brother and mother have ibs and my mother also has a dairy free diet due to a serious allergy. My older brother is celiac with a wheat allergy. My daughter is vegetarian so I've tried many!
If a cure is ever found I'll be first in line. I hate how much pain we have to live in and the permanent feeling of never being good enough. But that might just be me. 😉

Sep 21, 2015 5:20 PM

Hello fybro fighters my wife has fybro and I'm not sure how to help her on the really bad days HELP PLEASE!!!

Sep 21, 2015 10:05 PM

As far as I know no there is no cure. We have to learn how to live with this disease. I have good days as well as bad days more bad than good.

Sep 21, 2015 11:49 PM

Hello Last: from experience you just support her emotionally and do whatever she needs done physically. I know my hubby feels helpless too but he is very supportive and understands why I don't have supper ready or the house is a mess. I do what I can when I can but his understanding is more precious to me than everything else combined. Hope that helps

Sep 22, 2015 12:17 AM

Haven't heard about any cure but exercise and good eating is always a good treatment for any condition

Sep 22, 2015 12:23 AM

My husband is Very angry that I don't have the house perfectly clean all the time. He is a truck driver and I not only have fibro but also ckd, ms, gout. He used to be really good to me but lately he says to sick it up.

Sep 22, 2015 12:58 AM

Mckinneym74: there are days that my hubby has had a bad day and comes home and I "feel" like he is irritated but he says he's not. I'm afraid the day will come when he's not as understanding. I feel for you because I couldn't deal with the anger, it would throw me into a worse flair

Sep 22, 2015 1:00 AM

And it does. We had separated last fall and found our way back, and just last week he said he doesn't know if he can take anymore of my problems. I'm just crushed.

Sep 22, 2015 2:00 AM

I have suffered for 30 years with chronic pain and the most ignorant are the ones that show know better to care. If the can't see pain the don't care. These people are the ones that whine like babies when the get a dose of the flu. Take them to a pain support group and let them see and talk to others in pain.

Sep 22, 2015 2:01 AM

Thank you so much rodneyhamelink

Sep 22, 2015 10:38 AM

AngisHope, I believe that there are cures in the medical community for many diseases. Unfortunately, healthcare had become no more than big business in corporate America along with pharmaceuticals. See, if they "cure" you, eventually, there would be no reason to have certain doctors and there would be no repeat business because you've eradicated the problem. Now, I could be wrong but I have to say that in today's day and age that medical science has come so far, I can't imagine that they don't have cures for some of these diseases.

Sep 25, 2015 1:56 AM

Yes that is true, but in the mean time take care of your body. Spoil yourself Because you deserve.

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