Fibromyalgia is a common source of chronic pain, affecting an estimated 10 million men and women in the United States. Dr. Kalpana Patel at Environmental Health Center–Buffalo (EHC Buffalo) is an environmental and integrative medicine specialist who offers precise molecular approach to find the triggers and provides effective treatments to those affected by fibromyalgia. If traditional treatments have failed to manage your fibromyalgia pain, and you live in or near Buffalo, New York, call today or book an appointment online, if you live away book for a phone consultation.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic medical condition that causes pain throughout your body. It affects women more often than men. It is a symptomatic diagnosis. There are multiple triggers for this condition, and if all of them are not addressed, you may not get better, even after seeing many professionals for various therapies and spending thousands of dollars.
Common symptoms of fibromyalgia include:
Fibromyalgia is sometimes accompanied by other chronic health conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis, or migraines etc.
As an integrative and environmental medicine specialist, Dr. Patel conducts a comprehensive evaluation including a timeline history, a thorough physical examination, and specialized testing to identify potential environmental triggers, offending foods or chemicals, or chronic infections as a cause of your fibromyalgia. She also conducts biological testing, which may include:
When you visit Dr. Patel, expect to spend a good deal of time discussing your symptoms and timeline medical history. To provide the most comprehensive treatment plan, she needs to uncover the root cause of your condition.
Dr. Patel takes both a traditional and comprehensive integrated alternative approach to help you manage your fibromyalgia pain.
Depending on the results of the specialized testing, Dr. Patel may also incorporate treatments such as:
For help managing your fibromyalgia, call the office or book an appointment online today.