- What is Fibromyalgia?
- Dealing with Chronic Pain
- Chronic Pain Disorder
- Fibromyalgia Treatment
- Natural Treatments
Unfortunately, there is no cure for fibromyalgia. Treatment is geared towards symptom relief, helping fibromyalgia sufferers to lead a normal life as free of pain and fatigue as possible. Research is delving into why fibromyalgia occurs and how people with fibromyalgia experience symptoms. It is hoped that in the near future, researchers will be able to tailor more effective treatments towards the symptoms of fibromyalgia.
Currently, there are three treatment modalities that have been effective in treating the symptoms of fibromyalgia. No two people are alike, and no single treatment will prove effective for every fibromyalgia sufferer. Treatment is trial-and-error and may involve a combination of therapies:
Above all, treatment must be consistent with individual lifestyle and needs. The treating physician should be aware of any treatment modalities so that there is no conflict with prescribed therapies. Treatment will be most effective when the patient is compliant and feels positive about the treatment.
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Fibromyalgia is a prevalent condition that affects many people in the United States. Approximately 3.7 million Americans have Fibromyalgia. That is 1 in every 73 people.
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