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What are the home remedies for tender point pain in fibromyalgia?

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You can try several home remedies for tender points. Therapeutic massage for your muscles and soft tissues can ease pain, tension, spasms, and stress.

Moist heat on your muscles twice a day can loosen muscles and lower pain. You can use a moist heating pad, warm bath or shower, or a microwaved heat "cozy."

Manage your schedule and your stress levels. Make time everyday to rest and relax. Try relaxation exercises such as guided imagery or deep-breathing. Get enough sleep and exercise regularly.

From: Fibromyalgia Tender Points WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

Arthritis Foundation: "Fibromyalgia: What Is It?"

Fibromyalgia Network: "Symptoms."

American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Fast Facts about Fibromyalgia."

McIlwain, H., and Bruce, D. Holt, 2007. The Fibromyalgia Handbook,

Mayo Clinic: "Fibromyalgia."

Reviewed by David Zelman on November 3, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Rheumatology: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

Arthritis Foundation: "Fibromyalgia: What Is It?"

Fibromyalgia Network: "Symptoms."

American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association: "What is Fibromyalgia?"

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Fast Facts about Fibromyalgia."

McIlwain, H., and Bruce, D. Holt, 2007. The Fibromyalgia Handbook,

Mayo Clinic: "Fibromyalgia."

Reviewed by David Zelman on November 3, 2018

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