A 41-year-old female asked:
we are in the 21 century and no cure for fibromyalgia.why? are there recent researches for that horrible painful disease.please tell me.
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
We made progress: Consider that even now, some docs do not even believe it exists. We only have learned how this works over past few years. Prior meds did little, but pts are functioning far more better these days. No cure, but that is true for numerous problems but control can be obtained by cymbalta, lyrica, and finally, savella, (milnacipran) so those are various potentials. We are continuing to develop new meds, .
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Family Medicine 45 years experience
Cause?: There is always constant research being done with this condition. The reason there is no cure as we really do not know the cause. God bless and hang in there.
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General Practice 53 years experience
Wrong Theories: Clinical researchers are looking for virus, immune disorder, or genetic cause. To my mind, changes seen in these arenas are not causes, but are effects; except for joint hypermobility syndrome (inherited). The cause is primary pelvic girdle injury leading to tilted body & chronic & widely ranging muscle spasms. Since cause multivarient, cure is multivarient. True cause explained at quora.Com.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
What are some ways for fibromyalgia sufferers to manage their pain?
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Rheumatology 51 years experience
Exercise: Most fm patients are deconditioned. Regular, low impact exercise is vital in managing fm. Stress reduction techniques like yoga or meditation in conjunction with medications for sleep, depressed mood, or anxiety also play a role. Realizing that fm pain is real but does not represent a serious life threatening disease is vitally important.
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