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Suffering With FMS, The Vacuum Was The Enemy


Author: Bonnie B.
Skill: Reflexologist
Date: 10-01-2004
Views: 9,682
Word Count: 243
Questions Received: Not available for contact
Testimonial ID: 379-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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I suffered with fibromyalgia for 5 years. I could not lift my grandchildren, clean my home, the vacuum was the enemy, take long trips driving, sleep at night, shopping was a nightmare. The pain was crippling.

The doctor put me on Celebrex, which helped some. On a scale of 1 to 10 my pain became a 6 or 7. Then a study revealed that Celebrex was damaging the kidneys, liver and bladder. I did not want to give it up as it helped some.

In October 2002 I attended a Young Living informational meeting, where a woman I knew to be an upstanding person in the community also suffered with fibromyalgia, was hugging a bottle of Sulfurzyme, saying "I will never ever be without my Sulfurzyme again." I ordered a bottle right then.

After taking it for 1 week, following the directions on the bottle, I stopped taking Celebrex, after 2 weeks 80% of my pain was gone! I now am able to play with my grandchildren, clean my home, take long trips, enjoy shopping, sleep better and I even do windows.

After 1 year I began taking both AgilEase and Sulfurzyme daily, on a scale of 1 to 10, my pain is now a 1!

I thank God, and Young Living for changing my life! Thank you, Oil-Testimonials.com, for providing me with the opportunity to share this exciting news with others and the hope that they may be as blessed as I have been.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: aching, fatigue, foggy, insomnia, insomniac, muscular, musculoskeletal, sleeplessness, sound sensitivity, stiffness, tenderness.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: muscle-pain — "We examined the evidence regarding the effect of herbal medicine on pain in people with non-specific low-back pain (LBP).... Lavender essential oil applied by acupressure appeared effective in reducing pain and improving flexibility compared to conventional treatment."Link
2.Associated topics: fatigue — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
3.Associated topics: insomnia,fatigue,fibromyalgia-(FMS) — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
4.Associated topics: insomnia — "[T]he lavender fragrance had a beneficial effect on insomnia and depression in women college students."Link
5.Associated topics: insomnia — "Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
6.Associated topics: insomnia — "Women [with insomnia] receiving aromatherapy experienced a significant improvement in sleep quality after intervention."Link
7.Associated topics: muscle-pain — "[T]he effect of essential oils on skeletal and smooth muscle...: The first type of effect on skeletal muscle involved a contracture and inhibition of the twitch response to nerve stimulation shown by a sample of clary sage, dill, fennel, frankincense, and nutmeg; ...lavender reduced the twitch response alone."Link
8.Associated topics: muscle-pain — "Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."Link

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