- Mar 11, 2016
Exercise and activity allow patients to have control over FM and the amount of pain they feel. Exercise helps restores the bodies' neurochemical balance triggering a positive emotional state. It slows down the heart racing adrenaline stress and boosts pain fighting endorphins. Lack of exercise can aggravate serotonin levels which elevates the mood. Exercise can aggravate serotonin levels and this elevates the mood and is natures tranquilizer. Exercise releases epinephrine and norepinephrine. Strengthening exercises also improve FM according to studies. Low impact exercises also help.