If chronic pain and fatigue make you want to stay in bed a lot of the time, you may have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out how doctors diagnose and treat these mysterious conditions.
Fibromyalgia is one of the most common reasons for chronic pain. It’s also one of the most misunderstood. The most common myth, doctors say, is that fibromyalgia is “all in your head.”
Scientists have a lot to learn about what causes fibromyalgia. But new research suggests that neuroinflammation and other brain changes might be an important factor.
Research finds that you can eliminate many of the effects of chronic pain and side effects of medications with an anti-inflammatory diet, regular exercise and stress management.
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Fibromyalgia has had a long journey to becoming a recognized medical condition. A fibromyalgia specialist sets the record straight on six common myths, including ones involving fibromyalgia diagnosis and treatment. Plus, learn four ways you can manage the condition on your own.
What doctors diagnose and treat fibromyalgia? That answer isn’t always straightforward. A pain management specialist explains the process of managing fibromyalgia pain.
If you want to live a better life with arthritis, the benefits of exercise are clear. Healthy movement can help you decrease stiffness, release your body’s natural pain-blocking endorphins and reduce stress on your joints as you lose weight.