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    1. Fibromyalgia - When To Call a Doctor

      WebMD helps you know when to call a fibromyalgia specialist or rheumatologist for fibromyalgia complications such as widespread muscle pain, stiffness, and trouble sleeping.

    2. 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 ...

    3. Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs) for Fibromyalgia

      Drug details for Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) for fibromyalgia.

    4. 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.

    5. Fibromyalgia - Treatment Overview

      Currently, there is no cure for fibromyalgia, but there are many steps you can take to understand your condition and manage your symptoms.

    6. Fibromyalgia - Topic Overview

      Fibromyalgia causes pain in your muscles and joints, as well as tenderness when you press certain spots on your body.

    7. Fibromyalgia - Topic Overview

      If you have fibromyalgia,you may often wake up feeling tired and unrefreshed. Some experts believe poor sleep contributes to fatigue and muscle pain. Getting a good night's sleep may be a big step toward controlling your symptoms. Practice good sleeping habits. Go to bed only when you are sleepy,and get up at the same time each day,whether you are rested or not. Avoid alcohol,caffeine,...

    8. Fibromyalgia - Topic Overview

      "Fibro fog" is the name commonly given to the cognitive problems that can go along with fibromyalgia syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome. These problems with concentration and memory can lead to confusion,losing your train of thought,or forgetting or mixing up words or details. You can take steps to manage fibro fog. Try some of the following tips: 1 Write it down. Making a note helps you ...

    9. Fibromyalgia - Cause

      Learn about fibromyalgia, a syndrome with a set of symptoms but no known cause.

    10. Fibromyalgia Online Community

      Living with fibromyalgia is as much about getting up-to-date information as it is about finding the right support. In WebMD's online community, you can chat with others living with fibromyalgia, get tips on dealing with everything from pain to sleep, and find a specialist who treats fibromyalgia in your area.

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