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What Is Fibromalagia
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a collection of symptoms of persistent widespread pain, stiffness, fatigue, poor sleep, anxiety, depression, & often with other unexplained symptoms. It typically occurs in young or middle-aged women, but can affect anyone. We don't know what causes it, but drugs that affect the nervous system (like anti-seizure drugs) seem to help, so it may be a type of neurological disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I suffer with fibromalagia taking araund 600 tablets a month I gain a lot of weight in short space of time related to med how I can help myself?
? "600 tablets": Or do you mean gabapentin 600 mg dose? If so, weight gain to be expected, and could be very intense. Suggest you stop gabapentin, switch to Cymbalta, which will not cause such severe issues, and should work as well or better, get into vigorous exercise, and use dietary measures to stabilize. ...Read more
Unknown cause: The cause is unknown. Certain parts of the brain regulate which sensations are perceived as painful ( a pain gate mechanism). This becomes altered in fibromyalgia and non-painful stimuli are felt as painful. There are also alterations in the brain's sleep cycle mechanism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise plus other: Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome. It is made worse by many things, especially poor sleep and/or poor exercise and/or poor control of stress or psychological issues. You need to be evaluated to see which of these or if all of these may be your problems. Directing therapy to these with sleep evaluation, an exercise program and stress reduction can help. You need individualized program. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes,but...: ? if fibromyalgia (FM) can "go away". Yes, if the patient makes correct efforts related to certain lifestyles. Cause of FM "officially unknown". Clinical data supports that FM is multifactorial & treatments are multimodal. Patient efforts at muscle reconditioning via aquatherapy, massage, gentle yoga, medicinal cannabis, weight loss, & mindfulness therapies provide best potential for a cure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Fibromyalgia can not be diagnosed by blood tests, MRI or other such tests. It is strictly a clinical diagnosis made by taking a careful history and performing a physical exam. Laboratory tests are useful to make certain the symptoms are not caused by some other condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fibromyalgia symptom: Tender muscles and fatigue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Any age but: Age can apply, but more depends on what you do with your age :exercise, sleep issues, psychiatric issues. These are all very important maturity may help you deal with all of the issues of fibromyalgia better, it's really depends on the person you are. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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