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    10 Questions to Ask Doctor About Fibromyalgia

    Since you’ve recently been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, ask your doctor these questions at your next visit.

    1. How do you know I have fibromyalgia?
    2. Are there medications I can take? What side effects can I expect?
    3. Are there any drugs, foods, or activities I should avoid?
    4. What exercises can I do to ease my symptoms?
    5. What alternative therapies might help me?
    6. How do I explain my condition to friends, family, and colleagues?
    7. Are there stress management techniques (meditation, yoga, massage) that could help?
    8. Do you recommend counseling?
    9. Can you recommend a support group or chat room I could join?
    10. Are there any clinical trials I could participate in?

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on June 10, 2015

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