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How can you manage fibromyalgia during pregnancy?

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Managing fibromyalgia during pregnancy is possible. But you need to spend time learning about the effects of pregnancy on symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). You also need to stay in touch with your fibromyalgia specialist when symptoms flare.

It is also important to visit your ob-gyn for routine prenatal care visits. During a visit, your doctor may screen you for depression and work with you to treat these symptoms.

From: Fibromyalgia and Pregnancy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Women's Healthcare Forum: "Fibromyalgia: The Basics." Arthritis Foundation: "Water Exercises." McIlwain, H. and Bruce, D. Holt, 2007.


The Fibromyalgia Handbook,

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 2, 2018

SOURCES: Women's Healthcare Forum: "Fibromyalgia: The Basics." Arthritis Foundation: "Water Exercises." McIlwain, H. and Bruce, D. Holt, 2007.


The Fibromyalgia Handbook,

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 2, 2018

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