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Which treatment works the best and fastest for fibromyalgia?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for fibromyalgia?

Comprehensive: There is no quick fix. The best treatment programs are comprehensive. Diet modification, appropriate medications and or supplements, regular exercise, stress relaxation techniques, counseling and cbt. Have all been found to help. Additional treatments options which can also be helpful include acupuncture, meditation, yoga, massage, chiropractic treatments, physical therapy, and water therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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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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What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia?

What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia?

Integrative: Treatment programs must be individualized. Treatment programs are most effective when they combine patient education, dietary modification, supplements, medications, stress reduction ( meditation, yoga, deep breathing) and regular exercise. In addition, physical therapy, massage, acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments, and cognitive behavior therapy have all shown to help patients with fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia ?

What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia ?

Multiple things: There are four main drugs used in fibromyalgia: savella, (milnacipran) lyrica, Cymbalta and gabapentim. The associated sleep disorder can often be treated with Elavil or trazadone along with medications general progressive aerobic exercise and physical therapy narcotics are of relatively little help so taper them off slowly Zanaflex for muscle spasm sometimes helps stay away from Soma occasionally Flexeril ok. ...Read more

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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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Is there a link between viral meningitis and fibromyalgia ? What. Is the best treatment for fibromyalgia?

Is there a link between viral meningitis  and  fibromyalgia ?  What. Is the best treatment for fibromyalgia?

No link yet: Someday there may be a link proven between certain infections as fibromyalgia triggers. Best rx is muti-disciplinary: certain types of exercise, cognitive behavioral therapy, and certain medications may relieve some symptoms of fibromyalgia such as cymbalta, savella, (milnacipran) and lyrica. ...Read more

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What is the best therapy for reversing my fibromyalgia symptoms?

What is the best therapy for reversing my fibromyalgia symptoms?

Multimodal: #fibromyalgia has multivariant causes. Therefore treatment needs to be multimodal. Reconstruction of muscle tone, reduction of obesity, ; greater amounts of restorative sleep essential. Aquatherapy is efficacious as exercise. Study the stories of those who have healed: s. Ingebretson, v. Lumley, anthony lewis, etc. (books on amazon). Stay away from support groups, seemingly replete with "trolls". ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for fibromyalgia ?

What is a good treatment for fibromyalgia ?

Varies widely: Treatments for fibromyalgia (FM) vary. FM is a multifactorial disorder with different mechanisms of soft tissue injuries evolving in different FM sufferers. Therefore, treatments need to be multimodal & customized to each person. Efficacious treatments include FDA appoved meds for FM, aquatherapy, gentle yoga, massage, topical & ingested cannabis, Vitamin D, & mindfulness therapies. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for fibromyalgia syndrome?

See below: Treatment consists of some type of exercise, usually aerobic exercise which is gradually increased in intensity. Some medications can be helpful but usually work best with other treatments like exercise. Finally, behavioral medicine therapy can be very helpful to get people moving again and learn effective ways to live well despite the presence of pain. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for fibromyalgia?

Exercise and meds: The best way to manage fibro is with mild daily aerobic exercise. However if you need further help, there are some new medications approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia. Since they require a prescription, you will have to see your doctor to get them. ...Read more

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What is the course of treatment for fibromyalgia?

What is the course of treatment for fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia: Exercise, stretching and low impact aerobic work outs, adequate medication for pain with either Cymbalta (duloxetine), lyrics (pregabaline), stavella (milnacipran). Check with a rheumatologist or neurologist. ...Read more

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