Diet and Nutrition

Fibromyalgia Syndrome Diet Suggestions:

increase proteins and vegetables and reduce fats and carbohydrates

ideally follow a vegan diet

drink a lot of water

stay away from sugar, caffeine, processed carbohydrates, dairy products, alcohol, diet drinks, artificial sweeteners, and chemical additives

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Weight Loss to Reduce Pain and Fatigue

If you are overweight, obese, or severely obese (check your Body Mass Index) then you are at risk of obesity related diseases and weight loss is a critical component to obtaining a healthy life.  Here are some resources:

Fibromyalgia Syndrome Diet Weight Loss to Reduce Pain and FatigueDetermine Your Ideal Body Weight

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Average Calories Burned in 30 Minutes

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Other Diet and Nutrition Suggestions:

Check for the following:



yeast overgrowth

food allergies

Vitamins, Supplements, and Herbs

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) patients find great benefit in taking vitamins and supplements for their FMS.  Irene Metro, M.D. makes supplement recommendations when she consults with her patients,  Call 734-432-1900 to schedule your appointment

View a sample list of supplements for FMS

Other symptoms, which often occur in fibromyalgia syndrome patients, can be helped through supplement protocols:

mitochondrial dysfunction

lowered immune system

vitamin B12 and B-Complex deficiencies

magnesium and malic acid deficiencies

sleep dysfunction

hormone imbalance

mental / emotional stress

irritable bowel syndrome



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Plymouth Integrative Medicine Center
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44670 Ann Arbor Rd, Ste 100, Plymouth, MI 48170

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The information contained on this web site is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease, nor is it intended to replace proper medical care. All material provided in this web site is provided for educational purposes only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition, and before undertaking any diet, exercise or other health program.

Fibromyalgia doctor Irene C. Metro, MD, Board Certified Internal Medicine, Board Certified American Board of Integrative & Holistic Medicine, is the medical director of the Plymouth Integrative Medicine Center in Livonia, Michigan. This medical clinic has internal medicine, integrative medicine, physical therapy, acupuncture, lifestyle coaching, nutritional counseling, and psychotherapy, and specializes in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, hypertension, high blood pressure, insomnia, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, trigger point therapy, vitamin therapy, and pain relief. This medical clinic is located across from St. Mary Mercy Hospital and is easily accessible from Plymouth, Livonia, Canton, Northville, Redford, Westland, Farmington Hills, Southfield, Dearborn Heights, and other locations in Oakland County and Wayne County Michigan. Call 734-432-1900 to make an appointment with the fibromyalgia doctor MI today!