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Is There A Cure For Fibromyalgia Pain
No: There are treatments to lower the amount of pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia. You must remember the best treatment for fibromyalgia is exercise and I am sure you get tired of hearing that but it works. There are differents therapies such as Cymbalta and savella (milnacipran) and the older medications that can be helpful. There are no cures for fibromyalgia. Keep a positive attitude. And do your best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 acids that might be in processed or fried foods, and partially hydrogenated oils, etc. Need lots of organic fruits & veggies, whole grains (unless sensitive to them). Add more omega-3's, turmeric, & ginger; extra virgin olive oil for cooking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 go to bed at the same time each night and this will help regulate and improve your sleep cycle. Insomnia is common in fribro patients and be a major source of pain. Eat and drink healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fibromyalgia Pain: The best thing for fibromyalgia pain in my opinion is to eliminate as many of the root causes as possible. No excuses. Dramatic changes in diet, exercise, and mindset are often not included in the treatment plan, but I have seen in my practice that they are absolutely mandatory for best results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 you can - maybe you'll hit it for your case. Vit d is good, but always combine with healthy fat (oils) since it needs that to be absorbed. Other do's and don'ts are on the link. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Studied therapies: Experts would regard studies reported to be efficacious in the medical literature as effective for fibromyalgia pain. These would include graded physical exercise, especially aquatherapy, yoga, and medicinal cannabis. The FDA has approved Cymbalta, Lyrica, and Savella (milnacipran) as effective pharmacologics for at least partial pain control in fibromyalgia sufferers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told the only medicine is given for fibromyalgia are mental medicines is there any other kind of medicine they give for fibromyalgia pain?
What's wrong with: Mental medicines? Are you afraid people will think you're crazy? Stop thinking "mental" & start thinking "brain." Fibromyalgia is a brain disease. Your brain is where you experience pain. "Mental" medications affect brain chemistry, right? They can modulate more than just thoughts & feelings. Pain & depression come from the same brain area. Treat one, treat the other, same drugs (often). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Research has been done looking at magnesium supplements as well as same (supplements containing Amino Acid derivatives) in fibromyalgia pain however results were inconclusive. Further research needs to be done. Discuss with your primary doctor about supplements as there may be interactions with other medication you might be taking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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