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Fibromyalgia Exercise Step 6: Be Patient

Although exercise can improve the symptoms of fibromyalgia, the effects are not always immediate. “Exercise is really the best long-term treatment for the pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia,” Jones says. “But it can take up to six months before you notice a change in your symptoms.”

“You definitely need to be patient and work slowly,” Matallana says. “It may seem like it’s taking forever to reach your goals. But as you gradually increase your movement, you will feel better and notice a decrease in your symptoms. In my experience, exercise is the No. 1 thing to start you on your journey to wellness.”

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