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Lifestyle changes, medications, and alternative treatments, can be used in the treatment of fibromyalgia.
Lifestyle changes include:
• Exercising regularly
• Getting enough sleep
• and eating well
A number of different medicines may be recommended in the treatment of fibromyalgia. While a few medications have been approved specifically for treating fibromyalgia, healthcare providers may also treat this condition with a variety of medications approved for other purposes. The next video will discuss the most common medications in more detail.
Alternative treatments for fibromyalgia may include:
• Massage
• Chiropractic treatments
• Acupuncture
and various herbs and dietary supplements.
If you are considering a complementary or alternative therapy, speak with your healthcare provider about it first. He or she may know more about the therapy's effectiveness, as well as whether it is safe to try in combination with your current treatments.
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