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    Fibromyalgia - Prevention

    Fibromyalgia can't be prevented or cured. But treating symptoms may help reduce how long a flare-up lasts.

    For more information, see the Treatment Overview.

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    Understanding Fibromyalgia -- Treatment

    Before fibromyalgia treatment can begin a doctor must diagnose the condition. Some experts think that fibromyalgia is under diagnosed. It can be difficult to diagnose because many of its symptoms are the same as those of other conditions, such as systemic exertion intolerance disease (formerly chronic fatigue syndrome), polymyalgia rheumatica, underactive thyroid, Lyme disease, lupus, and multiple chemical sensitivity. Fibromyalgia is usually diagnosed after other possible causes have been ruled...

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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