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Exercise May Ease Pain of Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

  Exercise won’t exacerbate the pain associated with fibromyalgia, and it may actually improve it, a new study suggests.

New Fibromyalgia Guidelines Recommend Natural Treatments

New guidelines for diagnosing fibromyalgia have dramatically changed the standard recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). The guidelines, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, codify a number of revelations made in FMS

Gingseng As Effective As Drug for Fibromyalgia

Herbal ginseng supplements may be as effective as a common drug for treating fibromyalgia syndrome, according to new research. People with fibromyalgia (FMS) frequently suffer from fatigue, anxiety, and depression in addition to their physical symptoms of pain.

Experts Say Fibromyalgia Patients Should Avoid Pain Meds

Prescriptions for painkillers have increased dramatically in the past decade, as more patients with chronic pain are becoming reliant on opioid drugs like Vicodin and Percocet. Despite the growing use of opioids to treat chronic pain like

Drinking in Moderation Eases Fibromyalgia

Winding down with a glass of wine could ease fibromyalgia symptoms. In a new study, patients with fibromyalgia who drank alcohol in moderation had fewer symptoms and a better quality of life than nondrinkers. Mayo Clinic researchers believe

Qigong improves fibromyalgia symptoms

Treatments for fibromyalgia include medications, exercise programs, psychological interventions, and alternative approaches. However, each of these strategies have their own limitations. Now, a team of researchers suggests that Qigong, a Chinese meditative practice, may be an effective

Chiropractic strengthens benefits of exercise for fibromyalgia patients

Many people with chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia find it difficult to follow all of their treatment instructions, which can include medications, creams, physical therapy, journals, and other techniques intended to reduce pain. It’s easy to