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Do heating pads work well for fibromyalgia?
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
In brief: Probably
? heating pad help for fibromyalgia (FM) pain.
Painful muscle spasms occur with FM and heat application would likely help. Some sufferers apply cannabis lotion after the heat & then massage these spastic muscle regions; they have reported benefits. The topical cannabis would not cause any significant blood levels or a "high" feeling.

In brief: Probably
? heating pad help for fibromyalgia (FM) pain.
Painful muscle spasms occur with FM and heat application would likely help. Some sufferers apply cannabis lotion after the heat & then massage these spastic muscle regions; they have reported benefits. The topical cannabis would not cause any significant blood levels or a "high" feeling.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
In brief: In some people
There are many palliative measures.
If it feels good, do it. Within reason of course.

In brief: In some people
There are many palliative measures.
If it feels good, do it. Within reason of course.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Yes
Heat can help ease the pain of sore muscles.

In brief: Yes
Heat can help ease the pain of sore muscles.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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