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Poor oxygen transport can be a cause of pain and fatigue in fibromyalgia

Patients with fibromyalgia

suffer from chronic pain, stiffness and fatigue. There is nothing in the body that can explain the condition. Fibromyalgia is therefore very difficult to diagnose. Fibromyalgia literally means: 'pain in connective tissue and muscles' and therefore falls into the category of soft tissue rheumatism.  The condition usually manifests itself between the ages of 25 and 40 and is much more common in women than in men.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms

In fibromyalgia, several complaints occur at the same time, such as:

  • pain

  • loss of strength

  • stiffness

  • fatigue

  • intestinal complaints

  • sleeping problems

  • mood complaints

Causes of Fibromyalgia
The cause of fibromyalgia is still unknown. There are no abnormalities in the muscles and joints in fibromyalgia  Various factors may play a role. There is evidence that the pain center in the brain is misaligned.


Poor oxygen transport

A reduced oxygen transport from the red blood cells (hemoglobin) to the tissue (including the muscles) occurs in some cases in both CFS/ME and fibromyalgia patients. This disorder can be easily demonstrated by having a fibromyalgia patient exhale and then hold his breath for as long as possible (no oxygen in the lungs). In 70% of fibromyalgia cases, he lasts much shorter than healthy people who do not have fibromyalgia.

Treatment aimed at combating complaints 

The emphasis is on finding a balance between rest and movement with exercise and pain management programs. You can also receive guidance in learning how to deal with fibromyalgia.

There are no drugs to cure the condition . However, the complaints can be reduced with painkillers, regular exercise and dosed rest. 



zuurstoftherapie verbetert zuurstoftransport bij patienten met fibromyalgie.

Have plenty of oxygen in the blood but

not in the tissues, is that possible?

Women with fibromyalgia benefit from oxygen therapy -


Sixty female patients were included, aged 21-67 years and diagnosed with FMS at least 2 years previously. HBOT in both groups resulted in a significant improvement in all FMS symptoms, with a significant improvement in quality of life. 

zuurstofopname verbeteren met fibromyalgie,

Oxygen measurement gives a clear picture

If the oxygen content in the blood is measured via a pulse oximeter (oxygen meter), for example via the finger, then in fibromyalgia patients one sees a phenomenon that we would not expect at all: the oxygen content in the blood does not fall. So apparently there is enough oxygen in the blood, but it is not transported to the tissue.

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Studies show that fibromyalgia symptoms improved in all participating women, _cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

after 2 months of oxygen therapy. In some of the women the complaints had even disappeared.


What is Fibromyalgia?


Fibromyalgia is a condition in which you suffer from chronic pain in your muscles and connective tissue. This pain is often accompanied by stiffness, fatigue, sleep disturbances and mood swings. Your complaints often change, which means that one day you have more complaints than the next.


There are no abnormalities in your muscles or your connective tissue in fibromyalgia. There is also nothing else in your body that can explain the condition.


The cause is still unknown. Fibromyalgia is therefore very difficult to diagnose. There are no drugs to cure the condition. However, your symptoms can be reduced with painkillers and a combination of exercise and rest. However, the latter is still the common belief, erroneously.

Link with the brain and oxygen

While scientists can't quite pinpoint the cause of the disease, more and more insights are emerging that show that pain is caused by the way the brain processes pain signals and appears to be linked to chronic inflammation in the brain. .


Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may reduce fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) - prospective clinical trial.

Conclusions: The study provides evidence that HBOT can improve symptoms and quality of life in FMS patients. Moreover, it shows that HBOT can induce neuroplasticity and significantly correct abnormal brain activity in pain-related areas of FMS patients.

vrouwen met fibromyalgie hebben baat zuurstoftherapie.

There appears to be a link with chronic inflammation in the brain for pain in fibromyalgia

Sufficient oxygen in the blood but still oxygen deficiency in the tissues?

EWOT oxygen therapy promotes oxygen transfer from the blood to the cells - one of the most important factors in whether or not we are healthy


With EWOT anti-inflammatory oxygen therapy the same and more can be achieved as with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.  It easily supports healing without chemicals and without invasive techniques. Through natural hyperoxygenation (flooding the cells with oxygen), inflammation in the capillaries decreases and oxygen is delivered to parts of the body that would otherwise never receive oxygen.

A healing and repair process is initiated that normally would not occur, because there is no cellular energy for it

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