Fibromyalgia: Learning to Fight Fear
Overcoming fear, the fear that makes you wonder what will happen to you tomorrow, is something you can fight and make peace with to help yourself deal with the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Although there is no cure for fibromyalgia, treating fibromyalgia by eliminating fear has shown to improve health, energy levels, and symptoms associated with fibromyalgia. Read on to find out how fear can control your life and tips you can use to combat your fear.
What is Fear?
Fear is an emotional response that makes us alert in a state of danger. Although once in a while the feeling of fear may keep us safe and away from dangerous situations, however too much of it can be unhealthy and can negativity affect our mind and body. Unhealthy fear usually rises even when there is no danger. This makes it hard for you to recognize and deal with fear, before it becomes a recurring issue.
What Fear Does to You
Fear can arouse an array of related emotions, such as anxiety, terror, paranoia, and pain. It can make you think negative thoughts of what will happen next week or next month, or even the year after.
Fear can grip your mind and body and create a physiological imbalance in your body. This imbalance makes your heart pump faster, causes your body to perspire, and stiffens your muscles, so you can either fight of flight.
Fear and Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Learning to deal with fear can play an important role in combating your fibromyalgia symptoms. You can overcome the unhealthy fear that recurs day in and day out and that play an over-controlling role in your life.
Some people let fear make them run away from relationships, fall ill, and keep them from improving their life styles. But, you don't have to be one of those people. You can a self-care strategy mindfulness to eliminate your fears.
Mindfulness is the simple act of listening to your breathing to ignore the irrational fears that have you using up your body fuel. Mindfulness allows a person to become aware of their thoughts and fears, and to accept them. Read the article a href="mindfulness.html">Mindfulness and Fibromyalgia to find out more about the usefulness of mindfulness.