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Alternative Treatments for Fibromyalgia

Thinking about trying alternative treatments for fibromyalgia relief? Learn which alternative treatments may work for you.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects millions of Americans each year—primarily women—and can be both physically and emotionally distressing.

Fibromyalgia Medications

The FDA has approved three medications to treat fibromyalgia, but they are not your only options. Learn more in this article.

Fibromyalgia Study: It's a Real Disease

A French study published in November 2008 suggests that there's a correlation between blood flow in the brain and how fibromyalgia patients experience pain. Does this lead to a better understanding of this chronic pain disorder?

Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Get a quick, accurate overview of fibromyalgia diagnosis. Reviews current diagnostic criteria from the American College of Rheumatology.

Rest to Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain

Sleep can be elusive when you have fibromyalgia: get 7 tips on getting a better night's sleep with fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Treatments

List of all fibromyalgia treatments to try to find pain (and other fibro symptoms) relief. Includes links to doctor-reviewed and approved articles on specific fibromyalgia treatments.

Fibromyalgia Causes

Researchers have not yet determined the exact cause of fibromyalgia, but this article summarizes current research on fibromyalgia causes.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Clear list of the most common fibromyalgia symptoms. They include: widespread pain, fatigue, and disturbed sleep. Written by a pain management specialist.

Exercise Reduces Pain Perceptions in Fibromyalgia Patients

You may not want to exercise when you have fibromyalgia, but it may help reduce your pain. Review of a study on how exercise can relieve fibromyalgia pain.

Exercise and Fibromyalgia

Exercise is an essential part of fibromyalgia treatment. Here's how to develop an exercise program that's effective at managing your symptoms.

Physical Therapy for Fibromyalgia

You may try physical therapy to manage your fibromyalgia. Get the scoop on how physical therapy can help bring pain relief from this chronic pain condition.

How Psychologists Help Fibromyalgia Patients

Living with fibromyalgia can lead to depression or anxiety: get advice from a pain specialist on handling the emotional effects of fibro.

Stress Management for Fibromyalgia

Manage your stress levels to help you manage your fibromyalgia. Get stress relief tips in this pain management specialist-reviewed article.

2010 American College of Rheumatology Fibromyalgia Diagnostic Criteria

Learn about a new way of diagnosing fibromyalgia here. Researchers found that using a widespread pain index and a measurement of the number and severity of symptoms leads to a more accurate diagnosis than the commonly used tender point exam.
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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects millions of Americans each year—primarily women—and can be both physically and emotionally distressing.
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