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Tart cherry juice and other natural remedies

Aug 14, 2016 10:36 AM

So I've been reading up on tart cherry juice as a good anti inflammatory. But thr one thing I did find was how long it will take to see a difference. Has any of you tried this or any other natural remedies thst worked and how long did it take to see improvement?.

Aug 14, 2016 10:39 AM

Newfibrogirl I've not tried it but it also has other benefits to it. Tart cherry juice is loaded with natural melatonin which will also help with your sleep. I don't know how long it takes to begin working but it's worth a try. I'm actually going to pick some up. They also say that melatonin is good for fibromyalgia. They're doing studies on it now. Hope that's helpful to you. {{{Hugs}}💕😍

Aug 14, 2016 10:48 AM

Alwayz, I've been using it off and on one bottle goes kind of fast. I read ur to use it twice a day 4oz each and its a bit expensive bit all healthy stuff are. Ha.. but I didn't know about the melatonin so yeah I'm willing to keep trying it.

Aug 14, 2016 10:59 AM

I react severely to many, many, many medications. As a result, I've come to LOVE natural remedies. Most take at least two to three weeks of consistent use to to see what the impact will be. However, and this is a huge however, every natural remedy is different for every individual.

I found a doctor who was willing to run an exhaustive set of blood tests and then review with me what my levels were as opposed to "healthy" or ideal levels. Then I picked my supplements to help support my overtaxed systems and increase vitamin and mineral levels. It's been almost four months since I started this new course of treatment (combined with diet, exercise and sleep) and my fibro is so much better. I was basically bed ridden. Now I can go days without even needing a nap. I'm not back to my old 100%, but I'm on the right trajectory.

My favorite supplement is d-ribose. I stumbled across a study published by a medical doctor in the UK. She explained that in the bodies of fibro (and many other chronically diseased) patients, the rate of cellular energy production is dramatically slowed. It should take not more than a second for cells to take in nutrients and release ATP (what your body uses for energy). In a high percentage of fibro patients this process can take up to an hour. Hence the constant fatigue. D-ribose is a naturally occurring substance that facilitates the production of energy. It only took fifteen minutes for me to feel the effects.

I haven't tried tart cherry juice, but you've got me curious.

Aug 14, 2016 11:11 AM

Very interesting information. I was watching a utube conference about the brain chemistry and make up of the fibro brain and how it shows drastically different appearance and size and what not. So your information plus whatbi heard there and adding to it that I've had gastric bypass so absorption rate is completely different from most other people. I'm glad you found a Dr who is willing to work with you a d help you find a solution for your health issues.

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