Fibromyalgia Medical Reference
Fibromyalgia: Myths and Facts
- Fibromyalgia and Coronavirus: What to Know
If you have fibromyalgia, find out how to protect yourself from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
- Does Your Diet Affect Your Fibromyalgia?
Does what you eat affect your fibromyalgia symptoms?
- Can Acupuncture Help My Fibromyalgia?
Find out how acupuncture may ease pain and stiffness from fibromyalgia.
- Common Misdiagnoses of Fibromyalgia
The symptoms of fibromyalgia are common to other diseases, making it more difficult to make a certain diagnosis. Learn more from WebMD about how doctors make a fibromyalgia diagnosis.
- Fibromyalgia: Creating a Treatment Plan
The best treatment for fibromyalgia may combine medication with lifestyle changes and alternative treatments. WebMD tells you how to get started creating the treatment plan that’s best for you.
- Savella for Fibromyalgia Treatment
WebMD explains the use of the drug Savella for the treatment of fibromyalgia.
- Lyrica for Fibromyalgia Treatment
WebMD looks at the use of the drug Lyrica to treat fibromyalgia, including possible side effects.
- Cymbalta for Fibromyalgia Treatment
WebMD examines the use of Cymbalta to treat fibromyalgia and explains the pros and cons of using this medication. Learn the side effects, benefits, and what you should think about when considering the use of this drug.
- 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.
- Herbs and Supplements for Fibromyalgia
WebMD provides information for people with fibromyalgia who are considering using herbs or supplements for their symptoms.
- Fibromyalgia: Treatment and Medications
Find out what kinds of medicines can help treat pain, fatigue, and other symptoms of fibromyalgia.
- What Is Fibromyalgia?
Learn who is likely to get fibromyalgia, its symptoms, how you diagnose it, and what you can do about it.
- What Causes Fibromyalgia?
WebMD examines the range of possible causes of fibromyalgia, from heredity to illness to chemical and hormonal imbalances.
- Fibromyalgia and Pregnancy
Learn more from WebMD about fibromyalgia and pregnancy - and how you can manage both while waiting for baby to come.
- Fibromyalgia and Sex
WebMD provides information on fibromyalgia and sex, including how to maintain a healthy sexual relationship with your partner while coping with fibromyalgia pain, fatigue, and treatment.
- Fibromyalgia and Exercise
Low-impact exercise can help reduce the pain from fibromyalgia. WebMD tells you more.
- Get Better Sleep When You Have Fibromyalgia
One key to managing fibromyalgia is restful sleep, but that's the very thing that can elude you. Check out these tips to get the rest you need.
- Fibromyalgia and Depression
Depression is a symptom of fibromyalgia. Find out more from WebMD about their connection.
- Fibromyalgia: Work and Disability
WebMD looks at the ways employers can accommodate workers with fibromyalgia - and how to apply for disability benefits if symptoms make it too difficult to work.
- Living Well With Fibromyalgia
Having fibro means making adjustments, from work to parenting responsibilities to household chores to having fun. Find out what you can do to make it work.
- How Is Fibromyalgia Diagnosed?
It can be hard to diagnose fibromyalgia because it doesn’t show up on a test or X-ray. Find out how doctors figure out if you have it.
- Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Learn about common symptoms of fibromyalgia and other conditions people with fibro may have, too.
- Do I Need a Fibromyalgia Specialist?
Fibromyalgia can be puzzling to a doctor who's not familiar with the condition. How can you find someone who may better understand what's going on and how to help?
- Fibro Fog and Fatigue
For most people with fibro, pain is only part the story. Find out how to conserve energy and overcome concentration and memory issues to power through your day.
- 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.
- Fibromyalgia Tender Points
WebMD explains how fibromyalgia is diagnosed.
- Fibromyalgia Treatments
WebMD examines common treatments for fibromyalgia, including exercise, physical therapy, medication, relaxation, and stress reduction.
- Fibromyalgia Pain
WebMD examines the chronic pain associated with fibromyalgia, including tender points, tenderness, morning stiffness, aching joints, and headaches.
What is fibromyalgia? WebMD gives an overview of this chronic condition.
- Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
If you've just been diagnosed with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, you might want to ask your doctor these questions.