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What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia to get rid of pain the rest of life?

What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia to get rid of pain the rest of life?

What works for you!: Treatment of fibromyalgia should involve multiple therapies. Good quality 7-8 hours of sleep every night is a really good start. Stress reduction strategies are also important. Making sure there are no other physical or psychological issues which could contribute to your pain is also essential, hence treatment should begin with a thorough physical and psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

A condition that affects the muscles and soft tissue of the body, causing widespread ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for chronic pain of any kind?

What is the best treatment for chronic pain of any kind?

THE DEVIL IS IN THE : Details... Cause, duration, associated problems, chronic medical conditions, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best method to relieve the pains of fibromyalgia?

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 more

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What is the best treatment for pain of neuropathy?

What is the best treatment for pain of neuropathy?

Control glucose: Most important is to control ur blood sugar-w/o that it will likely cont to progress. Tx aimed @ sx include oral: gabapentin, pregabalin, some antidepressants (ex duloxetine), more & topical: capsaicin, lidocaine, tens, more. Dfclt to predict who will respond to which the best. Lots of choices & i gen talk thru in's & out's of many & decide together which to try 1st, etc. May need combo top + oral. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of muscle pain?

Muscle Pain: Muscle pain after exercise is best relieved by time. It can take about a week for your muscles to recover after a good, high intensity workout. While some note benefit from a NSAID such as. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of chronic pain?

What's the best treatment to get rid of chronic pain?

What and where?: You need to know where is your pain and what is causing it. If you can't eliminate what is causing the pain, then you need treatment. For example, if you have chronic pain from shingles, the treatment might be quite different than somone who has spinal stenosis or complex regional pain syndrome etc... Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Hi..my question is how to get rid of shoulder pain and joints pain..and which is the best treatment for that?

Hi..my question is how to get rid of shoulder pain and joints pain..and which is the best treatment for that?

First you need a -: -diagnosis. See a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon in sports medicine. This could give you the best answer to your shoulder complaints & possibly your other joints as well. ...Read more

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What is the lifespan of a ringworm and what is the fastest way to take care of it?

What is the lifespan of a ringworm and what is the fastest way to take care of it?

Have it evaluated: Make sure that is indeed what it is as it could be some other skin condition. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best treatment for getting rid of acne?

Need advice on what is the the best treatment for getting rid of acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is available over the counter and is the first and only non-prescription remedy you should try. If you do not have good results after two weeks, get with your physician. Steps up may include topical clindamycin, a topical retinoic acid derivative, a systemic antibiotic or a dermatology referral. ...Read more

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What do you mean by fascial distortion treatment and is it good for getting rid of pain of fibromyalgia?

What do you mean by fascial distortion treatment and is it good for getting rid of pain of fibromyalgia?

Never heard of it: Within allopathic medicine, we lean towards sleep-wake cycle maintenance, exercise, and physical therapy as the mainstays of treatment for fibromyalgia. Antidepressants such as Cymbalta also work well, as does lyrica (pregabalin). Tca's such as notriptyline are used successfully, and nsaids are indicated. Narcotics are contraindicated for fibromyalgia as there is no evidence to support its usage. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

Diagnosis: There is never a best treatment without first obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Consultation with an md is the only way to obtain the information about why, and then a best treatment can be planned for. Good luck! ...Read more

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Even though pancreatic is fatal; what is the best advice for extending life and/or having the best quality of life for the remaining period? What and who are the best treatment centres and experts in the US.

Even though pancreatic is fatal; what is the best advice for extending life and/or having the best quality of life for the remaining period?  What and who are the best treatment centres and experts in the US.

Pancreatic cancer: Eating healthy, staying active , treating pain may help. MD Anderson in Houston is a top notch cancer center. Cleveland clinic and Johns Hopkins are also options for treatment. Hope this helps ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of gout and arthritis?

What is the best way to get rid of gout and arthritis?

Gout have no cure: But you could medications for the attacks and to prevent them, beside the diet that help minimize to the problem. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the quickest way to get rid of a sinus headache?

Need advice on what is the the quickest way to get rid of a sinus headache?

Good hydration: Good hydration is a good help. If there is a sinus infection and no drainage of the sinus than water is of no help/. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for symptoms of akethesia?

What is the best treatment for symptoms of akethesia?

Stop the medication: Akethesia is usually caused by bad reaction to a neurotropic medication. It involves restless movements and inability to sit still. Once the medication is reduced or stopped, the symptoms should resolve. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for the pain of phn?

Gabapentin: Start at 300 at bedtime, titrate up every few days to a max of 3600 mg per day in 3 daily dosages. Watch out for leukopenia ( low white cell count ), if hx of cancer or on transplant meds. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of severe endometriosis pain?

Varies: It is really variable depends fist on confirming the diagnosis. Depends on fertility desires. Combination and medical and surgical treatment is usually most effective. Medicine many time is trial and error to find the most effective one for you. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the treatment for pain in back of neck ?

Neck Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the cervical spine (neck) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more