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Suffering With FMS, The Vacuum Was The Enemy


Author: Bonnie B.
Skill: Reflexologist
Date: 10-01-2004
Views: 11,418
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: general-pain,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: sleep,insomnia-/-sleeplessness,fatigue,fibromyalgia-syndrome-(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: general-pain — "Peppermint and its active ingredient menthol have long been used for the treatment of various pain conditions including headache.... Menthol solution can be an efficacious, safe and tolerable therapeutic option for the abortive treatment of migraine."Link
5.Associated topics: general-pain — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
6.Associated topics: general-pain,sleep — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link
7.Associated topics: general-pain — "In traditional folk medicine, tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus L. (Asteraceae)] has been used for treatment of pain and gastrointestinal disturbances.... This study reported the peripheral and central antinociceptive activity of the EOAD [essential oil of A. dracunculus] and rationalized the traditional use of the plant in the treatment of different painful conditions."Link
8.Associated topics: general-pain — "Ruxiang (Gummi olibanum), the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii (BC) [frankincense], has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to alleviate pain and inflammation for thousands of years.... The data show that BC extract has significant anti-arthritic and anti-inflammation effects and suggest that these effects may be mediated via the suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines."Link

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