It has been suggested that Fibromyalgia Syndrome be merged into this article or section. (Discuss) The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the discussion on the talk page. Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS) is a debilitating chronic syndrome (constellation of signs and symptoms) characterized by diffuse or specific muscle, joint, or bone pain, fatigue, and a wide range of other symptoms. It is not contagious, and recent studies suggest that people with fibromyalgia may be gene ...
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Complications
... Fibromyalgia isn''t progressive and generally doesn''t lead to other conditions or diseases. It can, however, cause pain, depression and lack of sleep. These problems can then interfere with your abil...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... In general, treatment for fibromyalgia is with a combination of medication and self-care. The emphasis is on minimizing symptoms and improving general health. Medications Medications can help reduce t...
Source: MayoClinic

Self-care
... Self-care is critical in the management of fibromyalgia. Important aspects of self-care include taking these actions: Reduce stress. Develop a plan to avoid or limit overexertion and emotional stress....
Source: MayoClinic

Complementary and alternative medicine
... Complementary and alternative therapies for pain and stress management aren''t new. Some, such as meditation and yoga, have been practiced for thousands of years. But their use has become more popular...
Source: MayoClinic

What You Need to Know About Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
... What is non-cardiac chest pain? Many people, both young and old, have intermittent chest pain. Chest pain can be alarming, as it might indicate severe heart disease or even a heart attack. However, ma...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Treating Fibromyalgia with Acupressure
... Fibromyalgia Treatment of Fibromyalgia Alternative Medicine Acupressure If specific tender points are particularly painful, you can use acupressure to help calm them down. Simply find the spot with yo...
Source: Holistic Online

Treating Fibromyalgia with Aromatherapy
... Fibromyalgia Treatment of Fibromyalgia Alternative Medicine Aromatherapy Soothing aromatherapy baths and massages can help to ease muscle and joint pain. Choose one or more of the following essential ...
Source: Holistic Online

Treating Fibromyalgia with Bach Flower Remedy
... Fibromyalgia Treatment of Fibromyalgia Alternative Medicine Bach Flower Remedies Select the remedy that most closely fits your emotional tendencies and concerns, and take it as needed, following the d...
Source: Holistic Online

Treating Fibromyalgia with Homeopathy
... Fibromyalgia Treatment of Fibromyalgia Alternative Medicine Homeopathy Arnica is generally prescribed for pain, tenderness, and stiffness. Take one dose of Arnica 30x or 15c, as directed on the produc...
Source: Holistic Online

Treating Fibromyalgia with Massage Therapy
... Fibromyalgia Treatment of Fibromyalgia Alternative Medicine Massage Therapy Massage Therapy is excellent for stress management and relaxation. It was laso found to be useful in managing fibromyalgia. ...
Source: Holistic Online

Treating Fibromyalgia with Tissue Salts
... Fibromyalgia Treatment of Fibromyalgia Alternative Medicine Tissue Salts Take 4 tablets under the tongue every hour or two for initial pain, then four times daily for two weeks. Ferr phos is excellent...
Source: Holistic Online

Treating Fibromyalgia with Physical Therapy
... Fibromyalgia Treatment of Fibromyalgia Alternative Medicine External/Physical Therapies Excess stress is known to cause or precipitate attacks of fibromyalgia, so stress reduction techniques should be...
Source: Holistic Online

Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia (Part 3)
... As reported in previous articles in this series, a survey of over 1000 patients with FMS and CFS showed that prior to their illness fewer than 1% had disturbed sleep, whereas during their illness this...
Source: HealthWorld

Fibromyalgia: The Muscle Pain Epidemic
... Note The majority of the research discussed in this article derives from the USA where the distinction between CFS and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is largely unknown And since there is still disagr...
Source: HealthWorld

Understanding and Treating Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia (Part 2)
... In order to assist in understanding modern naturopathic holistic health care, I propose to use as models in this series a number of health problems such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as Myal...
Source: HealthWorld

What Treatment Seems Most Effective in Treatment of Fibromyalgia
... NOTE Because examination of a particular method is included in this review it should not be taken as a recommendation for its use this discussion is an exercise in reporting what is being claimed in w...
Source: HealthWorld

Fibromyalgia
... Fibromyalgia or Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a condition that elicits different responses from various groups. As with many chronic conditions it has a heritage of diagnostic misunderstanding, deba...
Source: HealthWorld

   

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