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Is there a cure for fibromyalgia pain?

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 more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more


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Can foods help fibromyalgia pain?

Can foods help fibromyalgia pain?

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 more

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What is good for fibromyalgia pain?

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 more

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How do I manage fibromyalgia pain?

How do I manage  fibromyalgia pain?

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 more

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How severe can fibromyalgia pain become?

Severe: It's an individual perspective. No one can understand anyone else's pain. Pain perception is as individual as a fingerprint. ...Read more

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What can one do to relieve fibromyalgia pain?

What can one do to relieve fibromyalgia pain?

Medicines: Choices include neurontin, lyrica, cymbalta, and savella (milnacipran). Some pts do well with regular exercise, and stress management. Inadequate sleep seems to make it worse, and is in fact part of the process. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have I got fibromyalgia pain?

How do I know if I have I got fibromyalgia pain?

See a doc: See a doctor familiar with this condition. This may be a rheumatologist, a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) or a neurologist. Internists also make this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is massage good to help relieve fibromyalgia pain?

Is massage good to help relieve fibromyalgia pain?

Yes: Some FMS patients cannot tolerate massage at all. Start with a therapist who has worked with fibro patients before and is willing to listen carefully to you during the massage. You might also want to try osteopathic manipulation or craniosacral therapy. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with fibromyalgia pain?

Knowledgeable physic: Avoid narcotics, improve quality of sleep and find knowledgeable physician - rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to handle fibromyalgia pain?

What approaches work best to handle fibromyalgia pain?

Fibromyalgia: Pain management, preferably with as few pills as possible is of utmost importance. Here is the website of the American Academy of Pain Management: http://www.aapainmanage.org/ ...Read more

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