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What is the treatment for tender points in fibromyalgia?

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Tender points are areas of your body that are extra sensitive to pain and pressure. They can be treated with both conventional and alternative therapies. It’s not clear why, but low doses of antidepressants sometimes seem to ease fibromyalgia pain and fatigue. The treatment for fibromyalgia and tender points mixes medications, daily stress management, exercise, water exercises called hydrotherapy, and rest.

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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