Overview

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by unexplained pain in muscles and joints throughout the body. Read our doctor-reviewed articles and learn about fibromyalgia now.[read article]

Tests for Fibromyalgia

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Joint X-Ray
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Medical Procedures for Fibromyalgia

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Conventional medical treatments for arthritis have come a long way in recent years. But many people suffering from arthritis pain have found additional comfort in s...  More
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Pain Management
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Behavior Therapy
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A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is a device that sends small electrical currents to targeted body parts. These currents are used to reliev...  More
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Heat Therapy
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Injection of Steroid
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Prescribed Medications for Fibromyalgia

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PREGABALIN (pre GAB a lin) is used to treat nerve pain from diabetes, shingles, and fibromyalgia. It is also used to control seizures in epilepsy.  More
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GABAPENTIN (GA ba pen tin) is used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. It is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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CYCLOBENZAPRINE (sye kloe BEN za preen) is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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DULOXETINE (doo LOX e teen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat depression. It is also used to treat pain caused by complications of diabetes or pain caused b...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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TRAMADOL (TRA ma dole) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults.  More
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ALPRAZOLAM (al PRAY zoe lam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and panic attacks.  More
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CLONAZEPAM (kloe NA ze pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat certain types of seizures. It is also used to treat panic disorder.  More
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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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ZOLPIDEM (zole PI dem) is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.  More
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TEMAZEPAM (te MAZ e pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to help you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Fibromyalgia

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ACETAMINOPHEN (a set a MEE noe fen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever.  More
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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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Self Care for Fibromyalgia

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Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates...  More
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Stress is your body's normal response to trying events and emotional challenges in your daily life. But while some stress can be healthy, too much can lead to ...  More
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