EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FIBROMYALGIA
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TREATMENT

The list of remedies frequently tried by fibromyalgia sufferers is nearly endless. Of course the abundance of natural remedies for fibromyalgia exists because, as of now, the disease has no proven cause, and no real cure. Thus, its victims seek symptom relief from a significant smorgasbord of natural as well as medical remedies. Natural treatments ...

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living with symptoms of fibromyalgia

LIVING WITH SYMPTOMS

Fibromyalgia is a common cause of chronic pain and is the most common cause of generalized musculoskeletal pain in women ages 20-55 years.

Is fibromyalgia a disease or a syndrome? There is no clear answer to this question as the international classification of disease ...

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medication for treating fibromyalgia

MEDICATION

The overall approach for treatment of the symptoms of fibromyalgia involves multiple options including pharmacologic (fibromyalgia medications) and non-pharmacologic (non-medication) options such as exercise, relaxation therapy, and special kinds of massage. The goals of medications used ...

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WHAT'S FIBROMYALGIA?

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome (set of symptoms) that causes widespread pain in the muscles, “myalgia”, and increased tenderness in many areas of the body. These areas of pain, called “tender points”, may be especially tender when pressure is applied. Fibromyalgia tender points can occur commonly ...

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FIBROMYALGIA MASSAGE

Fibromyalgia is a complex syndrome that includes widespread pain in addition to anxiety, depression, difficulty with sleep, and trouble with mental tasks. Fibromyalgia suffers often seek complimentary and alternative (CAM) therapies for relief, in fact recent research has shown ...

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symptoms of fibromyalgia

SYMPTOMS

What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia? The primary symptom of fibromyalgia is pain that is widespread, chronic and persistent. This pain is sometimes described as a burning, nagging, aching, stiffness, or throbbing pain. The chronic muscle pain is typically located at tender locations called ‘tender points’. These tender points are painful even with ...

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fibromyalgia flare ups in legs

FLARE UPS

What is a Fibromyalgia flare-up? A fibromyalgia flare up is a temporary increase in the intensity or number of symptoms. Usually, increased pain and worsening fatigue are the hallmarks of a fibromyalgia flare up. Additional symptoms may also occur during a fibro flare up, including poor sleep, trouble thinking (cognitive dysfunction), digestive difficulty ...

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diet for treating fibromyalgia

DIET

Among non-pharmacologic (non-medication) treatments for fibromyalgia, food and diet can play a role in fibromyalgia. The connection between nutrition and health is well known, and many research studies have shown that a healthy diet can have a positive effect on overall health. Although there is no specific diet for all fibromyalgia sufferers, it has been shown ...

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pain relief for fibromyalgia sufferers

PAIN RELIEF

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that has as its primary symptoms a combination of widespread pain with fatigue, sleep trouble and difficulties with mood and memory. Sometimes these symptoms can occur after surgery, infection, physical trauma, or a stressful event. However, at times these symptoms can develop over time ...

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