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buprenorphine for chronic fibromyalgia pain

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Specific pattern: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that consists of widespread muscle pain often associated with fatigue, poor sleep and joint stiffness and specific tender p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes: There is a good article on web md. Just search under fibromyalgia diet.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Fibromyalgia: Along with other treatments, eating well-balanced diet, limiting caffeine intake, and boosting your immune system with antioxidants, are recommended.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Anti-inflammatory : Along with my colleagues' ideas, following an anti-inflammatory food plan may help reduce fibromyalgia pain. This means staying away from trans-fatty ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Without medications, options include regular exercise and this is a must. Try to get into a regular schedule on a daily basis which includes trying to ... Read More
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Recondition muscles : I say fm is widely ranging muscle spasms incurred as body tower attempts to remain vertical above unstable & tilted pelvis. Obesity & deconditioned m ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Here's a link: www.greentidings.org is a site that has helpful advice. Some doctors can find ways to help - many can't. Same w/ alternative approaches. Try anything ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Stay active: Trying to stay active is the best treatment. There are several medications that may help including cymbalta, savella, (milnacipran) and lyrica.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: Exercising is a good therapy for fibromyalgia. Alternatives such as acupuncture may also help some individuals. Hypnotism has also been tried.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Fibromyalgia : Fibromyalgia patients can take melatonin, but melatonin will not likely have any effect on the pain.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Almost never: Melatonin may rarely improve sleep but otherwise has little benefit in the treatment of fm.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
35 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: We do not completely understand fibromyalgia. However we do know that trauma can trigger the onset of fibromyalgia
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise/meds: First rule out medical conditions (e.g. Cervical spinal stenosis) physical cardiovascular exercise (but not at aha guidline levels of intensity) med ... Read More
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