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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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    Herbs and Supplements for Fibromyalgia

    Managing the symptoms of fibromyalgia or related ailments is not easy. So, many patients turn to alternative therapies for relief of pain and sleep problems. They may use Chinese herbs or over-the-counter supplements such as 5-HTP, melatonin, and SAM-e. Because so many people -- not just those with fibromyalgia -- are using alternative therapies, Congress has formed the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). It is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and...

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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