Preventing Fibromyalgia Pain

Karen Lee Richards Health Guide
  • I don't want the title to mislead you.  There's no foolproof way to prevent all pain when you have fibromyalgia.  But understanding how the FM pain cycle works can enable you to lessen the pain much of the time and even prevent some pain altogether. 

    The first thing we need to understand is that people with fibromyalgia have a problem processing pain correctly.  Normally, pain is supposed to be an alert to tell you something is wrong that needs to be tended to.  If you cut yourself, the pain tells you to stop the bleeding and apply an antispetic.  Once the wound is treated and begins to heal, the pain lessens and soon goes away altogether – unless you have fibromyalgia.  Read more...

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Published On: May 20, 2009