Fibromyalgia: 3 Things Patients Can Do for Themselves
Medical Author: William C.
Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
It is not unusual for a patient with fibromyalgia to ask the doctor: "What can I do to help relieve my symptoms? After all, I am not very interested in medications."
Some patients with fibromyalgia make this or similar statements to their doctors because they are often younger and many do not have underlying (additional ongoing) medical conditions (although some do). Therefore, they are not accustomed to taking medications regularly.
Are there really ways that patients can help themselves? Yes. Here are the big three:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2014
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