Fibromyalgia - Medications
WebMD's overview of fibromyalgia medications shows that while medications can't cure fibromyalgia, they may improve fibromyalgia symptoms like muscle pain and sleeplessness.
Fibromyalgia - Prevention
Currently, fibromyalgia can be neither prevented nor cured. But prompt treatment of your symptoms may help reduce the length of a flare-up.
Fibromyalgia - Other Treatment
A variety of alternative treatments have been used for conditions like fibromyalgia that cause chronic pain.
Exercise and Fibromyalgia - Topic Overview
Exercise is one of the most important treatments for fibromyalgia. Regular exercise will strengthen your muscles,increase blood flow to the muscles to promote healing,and increase your endurance. It also may reduce the risk of tiny injuries to the muscles that may cause more pain. Exercise seems to increase the amount of pressure that a person can tolerate at tender points. 1 It may also ...
Fibromyalgia - Symptoms
The variety and severity of symptoms caused by fibromyalgia vary from person to person.
Fibromyalgia - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Chronic Pain: Using Healthy Thinking Stop Negative Thoughts: Getting Started Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Tricyclic Antidepressants for Fibromyalgia
Drug details for Tricyclic antidepressants for fibromyalgia.
Cyclobenzaprine for Fibromyalgia
Drug details for Cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride for fibromyalgia.
Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) for Fibromyalgia
Drug details for Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) for fibromyalgia.
Lab Tests for Fibromyalgia - Topic Overview
Doctors do not use lab tests to diagnose fibromyalgia. The results of lab tests done on people with fibromyalgia should be normal unless another condition is present. You may have lab tests to rule out other diseases or to determine whether you have another disease in addition to fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia may occur along with other joint and muscle (rheumatic) diseases,such as rheumatoid ...