To Determine If You Have Central Sensitization The Doctor Will Conduct An Array of Tests

Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS), is a condition in which the nervous system experiences high reactivity as well as high sensitivity to stimuli. This can be caused by light, sound, or odors. It can even affect the way people feel. There is a treatment.

These tests include pinprick stimulation, temporal summation and quantitative sensory testing. They will also inquire about your symptoms and other indicators.

The Roots of Central Sensitization

Your nervous system is wired to feel pain and to perceive things as painful. This is because your nervous system learns through experience and creates new pathways to make it easier to perceive certain things as being painful. Your brain also uses neuroplasticity to create new pathways and change the way it process pain. If you are subjected to an illness or injury, these pathways are strengthened and can become so strong that they make the smallest stimulus seem painful.

This can occur when your nervous system is traumatized due to a stroke or spinal injury. This can cause nerve damage and hypersensitivity. Other disorders like IBS, fibromyalgia chronic fatigue syndrome and headaches all can affect the nervous system, resulting in heightened sensation to pain.

These comorbidities can intensify the effects of central sensitization which could be harmful to your overall health. Therefore, it is essential that you get a proper diagnosis and treatment.

Central Sensitization: Symptoms and signs

What is Central Sensitization Syndrome, The most obvious signs of central sensitization consist of severe pain and increased sensitivity everything around. You may also feel sensations of heaviness or a tingling feeling in joints and muscles. The sensation can extend to your eyes and ears.

Certain people with central sensitization can develop a condition known as synesthesia which causes them to be extremely sensitive to sounds and smells. They may also be extremely sensitive to light and perceive colours as being brighter than they are.

Despite these signs, the majority of the time , central sensitization can be controlled and may be reversible. There are a variety of treatment options such as physical therapy and Chinese Acupuncture. When creating a treatment plan it is essential to take into account the diet of the patient as well as their sleep habits.

They aren’t always efficient in treating central sensitization, and certain medications can cause negative side effects. The most important part of treatment is to address the root of the sensitization and to find the solution that is right for you. It may take a lot of hard work from both you and your physician to determine the best combination for you. It is worth it and will improve your life quality. To avoid any further aggravation to your symptoms maintain a diet that is low in inflammatory foods and exercise as much as you can.

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