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Living With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue

Lifestyle changes and the right medications can help ease fatigue and restless sleep from fibromyalgia.

Living With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue continued...

Consider complementary therapies. Alternative therapies like massage and acupuncture have helped some people living with fibromyalgia. Be sure to talk to your doctor before trying natural or complementary therapies, Rose advises.

Volunteer work, hobbies, and a social support network also help make it easier living with fibromyalgia. So does a sense of humor.

"Anything you do to make your quality of life better -- to give you more happiness -- you can't lose," Rose tells WebMD. "Do what brings you happiness, and chances are it will help you refocus, get your focus away from the pain."

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Reviewed on December 18, 2009
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