Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
What can fibromyalgia take to?
Fibromyalgia is a complex, multifactorial disease affecting the muscoloskeletal system, primarily in women (90%) and mainly in adult age (40-60 years). It is characterized by wide chronic muscular pain associated with intense fatigue, rigidity, insomnia and memory problems, mood swings.
The disease may appear gradually and worsen over time, or it can occur following a physical and/or psychological trauma, or following an infection.
The exact causa of fibromyalgia is unknown. Experts believe that a set of factors is responsible for the appearance of syptoms, including genetic, infectious, hormonal factors, as well as physical and psychological trauma.
There is often overlap between chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia, a disease of unknown etiology characterized by unexplained and debilitating chronic fatigue, an utter weakness which lasts for several months and manifests itself even after small efforts. It causes low-grade and recurrent fever, pain in lateral cervical and axillary lymph glands, widespread muscular and joint ailments, pharyngitis and neuro-psychological effects such as sleeping disorsers, difficulty in concentration, memory loss and reactive depressione.
It has been estimated that 20-70% of the fibromyalgia patients also meets CFS criteria and 35-70% of the CFS patients also suffers from fibromyalgia.
What is ozone therapy for?
Oxygen-ozone therapy systemically administred, which improves the immune system function and rebalances the antioxidant system, is a very effective treatment for both fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory action, il helps reduce both pain and muscle contraction, so that oxidative balance can be restored.