Hey Doc Series/ Fibromyalgia

February 6th, 2012|Categories: Hey Doc|Tags: , , , |

Hey Doc… I’m a 46 y/o mother of 3.  Every morning I awake with pain in my lower back and my right hip.  I keep my teeth clenched and have severe fatigue.  I feel like I’m 80 years old.       Is there anything that can be done?        -S.B. in Palm Springs- ------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear S.B., You have the classic symptoms of fibromyalgia.  The pain is caused by a buildup of lactic acid in various muscles.  The fatigue is caused by keeping muscles tense – all day and all night.  In order to get relief, one has to approach the cause [...]