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Can anything help fibromyalgia?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Exercise

? about what, besides meds, helps fibromyalgia (FM).
Since deconditioned & spastic muscles are complicitous, muscle relaxation & tonification seem worthwhile therapies. Land-based physical therapy too pained for most with FM except when gravity is negated by buoyancy of water with aquatherapy. Massages with cannabis lotion relaxes muscle spasms. Edible cannabis indica provides general pain relief.

In brief: Exercise

? about what, besides meds, helps fibromyalgia (FM).
Since deconditioned & spastic muscles are complicitous, muscle relaxation & tonification seem worthwhile therapies. Land-based physical therapy too pained for most with FM except when gravity is negated by buoyancy of water with aquatherapy. Massages with cannabis lotion relaxes muscle spasms. Edible cannabis indica provides general pain relief.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

There are medications that help such as gabapentin, lyrica, savella (milnacipran) and cymbalta.
Aerobic exercise also helps.

In brief: Yes

There are medications that help such as gabapentin, lyrica, savella (milnacipran) and cymbalta.
Aerobic exercise also helps.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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