A couple of weeks ago, I did a talk on homeopathy to a fibromyalgia support group. I was pleased to have this opportunity to talk to people about homeopathy, and to this group particularly. It was a small group of very interested women. (If any of you who attended the talk are reading this post now, it was nice to meet you all.) What I enjoyed so much was their interest and their involvement. They had a lot of questions, and shared about themselves, about their experiences with their health, and about their lives. This is the kind of talk I like to give, and be part of.
List Of Symptoms
If you google fibromyalgia on the internet, you will see a list of symptoms. I have listed them below. Someone may experience some of these symptoms. Someone may experience all of them. And someone may experience these symptoms, and not have the diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
- deep muscle pain and soreness
- morning stiffness
- flu-like aching
- radiating pain
- sensitivity to touch
- problems sleeping
- difficulty thinking clearly
- difficulty performing every day tasks
- stress and anxiety
- migraine headaches
This is a list. It doesn’t really say anything about the person. Yes, people who have fibromyalgia may experience these symptoms, but there are other things about their health that bother them. And each person might have an additional list of things that bother them which is more descriptive of them as the person they are.
Healing With Homeopathy
With homeopathy, the homeopath will hear about these symptoms on the list, and also will hear, see, observe, and witness more of what is bothering the individual person. I am always saying that homeopathy is treating the person, who has ________, in this case fibromyalgia. Homeopathy is not treating the disease, nor the name of the health concern. The homeopathic remedy given is similar to what the individual person is experiencing. It is not a homeopathic remedy for fibromyalgia.
These women most likely experience some or all of the symptoms listed above. Plus, they experience others things that bother them. If I was going to ask each of them, what bothers them the most, each would say something different from each other. Each woman is different, despite having the same diagnosis of fibromyalgia, A very simple example of this, is that one woman said that she felt worse, and her symptoms were worse when there was cold weather. And another woman said she was worse during hot weather. These two women have different experiences. We are all different.
There were five women in the group. I am pretty sure that each of these woman would need a different homeopathic remedy that addresses how and what they experience. Each one being different and unique. Conventional medicine has a one size fits all approach. The same medication is given to everyone for a health concern, not looking at each person as an individual. Homeopathy sees the individual person, treating the person.
To learn more about homeopathy, click this post What is Homeopathy?.
What About You?
If you experience any of the symptoms listed, whether you have the diagnosis of fibromyalgia or not, I invite you to contact me to see how homeopathy can be of help to you. Contact me either through this blog or through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com I have a complimentary Get acquainted Call.