Do Steroids Help Fibromyalgia?

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Should Corticosteroids Be Used for Fibromyalgia Treatment?

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If, as studies suggest, there is no inflammation involved with fibromyalgia, why are corticosteroids sometimes prescribed for FM? - Adrian

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Dear Adrian:

I'm not sure which studies suggest to you that there is no inflammation involved with fibromyalgia. I do believe that all pain syndromes are accompanied by some degree of inflammatory abnormality. It is not a stretch to consider that steroids made tone down some elements of fibromyalgia pain. I often use these medication...

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