Graviola Research – Researchers have published a study of soursop (graviola) leaves extract can help prevent the people suffering from the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Leaves from soursop (Annona muricata) fruit tree are oblong & elliptical in shape with a length between 5cm to 15cm long. The soursop is native in tropical areas, but is more abundant in the Amazon region. Soursop has been traditionally utilized for many years for its medicinal properties. Soursop’s important medicinal uses are for inflammation, pain, infections, diabetes, and cancer.
“The consumption of extract of Annona muricata L. leaves in pharmaceutical form and in the correct dosage can reduce the chronic pain, anxiety, and depression that accompany this disease. This extract comes from the traditional preparation using decoction,” informs the expert Ana Maria Quilez from the Medicinal Plants research group at the University of Seville.
Fibromyalgia is a long-lasting disorder known for causing musculoskeletal pain. People who suffer from Fibromyalgia also experiences other conditions together with chronic fatigue syndrome, mood swings, memory and sleeping problems, and temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ).
Middle-aged women have higher chances of experiencing fibromyalgia compared to men.
Symptoms usually have no signal triggering event and starts showing after physical trauma, or psychological stress, physical trauma, surgery, infection. Fibromyalgia reduces the quality of life of the person suffering the condition. If not given attention, the person suffering may be at risk of major depression which may led to suicide.