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What treatments are available for fibromyalgia pain?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
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In brief: Fibromyalgia pain

Fibromyalgia pain treatments include savella, (milnacipran) lyrica, ; cymblta pharmaceuticals.
Tramadol reputed to also ameliorate mood. Alternative methods include massage, topical cannabis extracts (olive oil eluted), ingested cold-prepared cannabis hashish concentrate (only where legal ; under doctor supervision). Hops extract (vicoprin) has been touted. Magnesium ; essential oil of lavender relax muscles.

In brief: Fibromyalgia pain

Fibromyalgia pain treatments include savella, (milnacipran) lyrica, ; cymblta pharmaceuticals.
Tramadol reputed to also ameliorate mood. Alternative methods include massage, topical cannabis extracts (olive oil eluted), ingested cold-prepared cannabis hashish concentrate (only where legal ; under doctor supervision). Hops extract (vicoprin) has been touted. Magnesium ; essential oil of lavender relax muscles.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Einar Ottestad
Pain Management

In brief: Multimodal

A comprehensive multimodal program is best: medications, physical therapy and exercise, and behavioral modifications including learning coping strategies, relaxation techniques, and mindfulness meditation.

In brief: Multimodal

A comprehensive multimodal program is best: medications, physical therapy and exercise, and behavioral modifications including learning coping strategies, relaxation techniques, and mindfulness meditation.
Dr. Einar Ottestad
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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Exercise/meds

First rule out medical conditions (e.
g. Cervical spinal stenosis) physical cardiovascular exercise (but not at aha guidline levels of intensity) medications (tri-cyclic anti-depressants, pregabalin) other: acupuncture/psychotherapy.

In brief: Exercise/meds

First rule out medical conditions (e.
g. Cervical spinal stenosis) physical cardiovascular exercise (but not at aha guidline levels of intensity) medications (tri-cyclic anti-depressants, pregabalin) other: acupuncture/psychotherapy.
Dr. Douglas Chang
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Dr. Douglas Chang
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