Pain Relief for Fibromyalgia - Topic Overview
Nondrug methods of relieving pain may be helpful for people with
fibromyalgia. These can include: Applying heating pads or taking warm baths or
showers. Gentle massage of painful muscles. Regular
exercise to help strengthen muscles, which will make them less likely to be
Nonprescription pain relievers are not very helpful for people with
fibromyalgia. Small doses of acetaminophen (such as Tylenol), aspirin (such as Bayer),
ibuprofen (such as Advil), or naproxen (such as Aleve) may
offer short-term relief of muscle pain when your symptoms flare up. Daily
long-term use does not seem to be effective.
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October 20, 2011
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