There is no way to prevent fibromyalgia.
To relieve the pain of fibromyalgia, your doctor may prescribe acetaminophen (Tylenol and other brand names); aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil and others) or naproxen (Aleve); a muscle relaxant such as cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril); or an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil) or fluoxetine (Prozac). Sometimes these medicines are prescribed in combination. For example,...Read more
This is Part Two of my interview with Karen Lee Richards about RA and Fibromyalgia. Part One of the interview covers Fibromyalgia symptoms,... Read more »
You may have read some amazing stories of people who claim to have had a complete reversal of their fibromyalgia symptoms from taking... Read more »
A new study published in the October 2012 issue of Pain Medicine investigated the burden of illness and treatment patterns in 1,700... Read more »
A pilot study published online this month in the journal Pain Medicine evaluated the safety and effectiveness of vagus nerve stimulation... Read more »
I have long suspected that subsets of fibromyalgia existed and should be studied. I think one of the roadblocks to finding successful... Read more »