General Fibromyalgia Treatment

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by chronic pain in the muscles, painful tender points in joints, tendons, and other soft tissues. Fibromyalgia has also been linked to fatigue, morning stiffness, sleep problems, headaches, numbness in hands and feet, depression, and anxiety.

Fibromyalgia syndrome affects the muscles and soft tissue. It can develop on its own or along with other musculoskeletal conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.

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 Helped a little
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My fibro began close to a cuple decades ago and thot to b a result of having undiagnosed Lyme disease for a cupl? Years.
 No change
Evry muscle relaxant (for various reasons) cimbalta didnt work and lyrica made my gums very tender and bleed...my dentist told me it was from the lyrica.
 Helped a lot
I injured me knee in a car accident. My knees hit the dash even though I was wearing a seat belt and the car had airbogs. The medication I am on helps with the pain some, but the steroid helops the most, but only for a couple months at a time. I will most likely be in pain..

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Category
Name Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Treatments (average)
2.8
(57)
11 23 23
Diet and Weight Management
Weight Loss
3.0
1 2 1
Diet and Weight Management
Diet Management
2.8
1 2 2
Drugs and Supplements
Vicodin Medication
3.5
1 1
Drugs and Supplements
Cortisone Injection
3.0
1 2 1
Drugs and Supplements
Neurontin - Gabapentin
2.8
1 3 2
Drugs and Supplements
Celexa - Citalopram
2.8
1 2 2
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID)
2.7
1 2 3
Exercise
Walking
2.5
3 3
Therapy
Heat Therapy
2.8
1 2 2
Therapy
Stretching Treatment
2.8
1 2 2
Therapy
Massage Therapy
2.8
1 1 2
Therapy
Rest
2.6
1 1 3
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