Studies show that fibromyalgia patients feel better when they deal with the consequences of the disorder on their lives. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) enhances patients' belief in their own abilities and helps them develop methods for dealing with stressful situations. CBT is known to be an effective method for dealing with chronic pain from arthritic conditions. Evidence also suggests that CBT can help some patients with fibromyalgia.
Although the effects of CBT and other...Read more
For years people with fibromyalgia who are unable to continue working at a full-time job have struggled and worried about whether they... Read more »
Every fibromyalgia expert will tell you that exercise is an essential component of any fibromyalgia treatment program. However, most... Read more »
Fatigue, often extreme fatigue, is a key symptom of fibromyalgia. For many, it can be even more debilitating than the pain. Doctors... Read more »
Today, May 12, 2011 is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. As many of our users live with both RA and fibromyalgia, Karen Lee Richards -... Read more »