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Could household chores and daily exercise enough to get rid of pain due to fibromyalgia.Please advise me.?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Possibly

Houshold chores will most likely not be enough.
However if the daily exercise is a combination of aerobic and stretching for 30 to 45 minutes a day and at least 5 days a week that will help. It will hurt more when you start the exercise routine but essentially all studues show a decrease in pain at some point and still th emost beneficaial treatment for fm. Exercise will also lead to better sleep.

In brief: Possibly

Houshold chores will most likely not be enough.
However if the daily exercise is a combination of aerobic and stretching for 30 to 45 minutes a day and at least 5 days a week that will help. It will hurt more when you start the exercise routine but essentially all studues show a decrease in pain at some point and still th emost beneficaial treatment for fm. Exercise will also lead to better sleep.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fibromyalgia

Regular, persistent light activity and aerobic exercise are always part of the treatment plan for fibromyalgia.
They are not a complete cure for muscular pains, but they will confer substantial benefit on both your muscles and your mood.

In brief: Fibromyalgia

Regular, persistent light activity and aerobic exercise are always part of the treatment plan for fibromyalgia.
They are not a complete cure for muscular pains, but they will confer substantial benefit on both your muscles and your mood.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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