Fibromyalgia and LegalismJohn Collins5/1/2012 11:51:00 AMOppression often causes depression because it is like war. When you want to do good things and those thoughts are continually fighting against you, it exhausts you mentally as well as physically. When you are told that 'you sin because you do not believe' and every man, woman, and child is a sinner by nature as Jesus said, the battleground is your mind.
Mental exhaustion and depression are linked to Fibromyalgia. Three out of ten people have major depression when Fibromyalgia is first diagnosed, and the number of people struggling with the early signs of depression are unknown because the medication used for treatment is often the same.
The stress from fibromyalgia's pain and fatigue can cause anxiety and social isolation. The chronic deep muscle and tender point pain can result in less activity, which causes you to become more withdrawn. That can also lead to depression. It is also possible that anxiety and depression are part of fibromyalgia, just like the pain.
There are a growing number of people in the MSG with fibromyalgia. I know that fibromyalgia is not limited to people in the MSG, but there seems to be an incredible number of people dealing with it in the MSG compared to other churches who do not practice the legalistic doctrines.
Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals.
There are many ways that are determined to be onset factors, but the one that would apply is emotional trauma.