Diet and Nutrition

5 Diet Tips to Help Control Fibromyalgia Symptoms

4. Skip the coffee. It'll contribute to your lack of sleep.

Don’t drink caffeine. We know, you love your coffee in the morning, but do your best to stay away from it. Coffee tends to get you through your fatigue, but the caffeine will contribute to your lack of sleep. Try decaffeinated teas and coffees to restore your regular sleep patterns and avoid sodas, too.

Fibromyalgia is related to psychological symptoms, and caffeine, a stimulating central nervous system component, can cause problems in those people living with fibromyalgia.

When caffeinated drinks are digested, they enter the bloodstream and heighten sensations in the central nervous system. Caffeine does boost alertness and energy, however, too much caffeine can cause muscle tremors, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, and sometimes depression.