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  1. Fibromyalgia and Exercise

    Low-impact exercise can help reduce the pain from fibromyalgia. WebMD tells you more.

  2. Fibromyalgia and Physical Therapy

    Physical therapy trains you to do exercises to relieve the fatigue and pain of fibromyalgia. WebMD explains how PT can help.

  3. Fibromyalgia and Fatigue

    WebMD looks at fatigue, one of the primary symptoms of fibromyalgia, and offers suggestions for minimizing it.

  4. Fibromyalgia and Depression

    Depression is a symptom of fibromyalgia. Find out more from WebMD about their connection.

  5. Fibromyalgia - What Increases Your Risk

    Certain factors may increase your risk of developing fibromyalgia. Being female greatly increases your chance of developing this syndrome.

  6. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for Fibromyalgia

    Drug details for Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for fibromyalgia.

  7. 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

  8. Fibromyalgia - What Happens

    For most people, fibromyalgia seems to involve a cycle of muscle pain, increased sensitivity to pain, and inactivity that may be made worse by sleep problems and fatigue. Increasing pain causes a person to be less physically active.

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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.

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