Since 1997, I’ve know that Fibromyalgia was a real and devastating disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues that affects 6 million people. I am ecstatic that finally, on October 1, 2015, fibromyalgia will finally be recognized as an official diagnosis in the new ICD-10 list of codes being adopted across the U.S. This is the final culmination of the advances over the last decade in the medical community’s understanding and acceptance of fibromyalgia as a real disease.
Back in 1997, I studied hypnosis for fibromyalgia with Melissa Roth and over the past 18 years I have adapted her fibromyalgia hypnosis program to meet my clients needs. On a National basis, this therapy provided greater than a 50% reduction in symptoms for 94% of the people who tried it and these symptoms remained improved even after the sessions ended.
In addition to coaching clients in my Seattle hypnosis and Bainbridge Island hypnosis offices, I teach self hypnosis for fibromyalgia online to people in several states and several countries. No matter where you may live, fibromyalgia hypnosis help is here for you.
The Health Care Industry Finally Recognizes Fibromyalgia
September 30, 2015: This is a huge bureaucratic stamp of approval that legitimizes fibromyalgia as a real, distinct entity. It will make winning a disability case for fibromyalgia easier. A few years ago, I was testifying in support of one of my patients, and the opposing lawyer said to me, “How can you say fibromyalgia is real when it doesn’t even have its own diagnosis code?”
The new code will also enable more accurate studies of fibromyalgia treatment outcomes, as the data for many of these observational studies are gathered by tracking diagnosis codes. Without its own diagnoses code, fibromyalgia studies have been hampered by watered down data from the inclusion of patients that did not actually have fibro, but some other illness causing muscle pain.
And most important of all, it puts the word “fibromyalgia” into the official health care lexicon, and doctors can no longer say, “Fibromyalgia does not exist.”
If you are suffering with the very real chronic pain of fibromyalgia, you too can benefit from fibromyalgia hypnosis. If you are unable to travel to one of my offices, online support is here for you with the Hypnosis Health Info Virtual Office.
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