10 Tips for Managing Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Fibromyalgia is a chronic, long-term condition that causes pain throughout the body. In addition to fibromyalgia, it can also cause other symptoms, including extreme tiredness, headaches, muscle aches and stiffness, mood swings, anxiety, brain fog (such as difficulty concentrating on tasks and remembering things), and difficulty sleeping. A lot of research is being done about the exact cause(s) of fibromyalgia pain, but so far, it’s still not fully understood.

However, researchers believe it is related to an imbalance of certain chemicals in the brain and the way the brain and central nervous system process pain messages. Fibromyalgia can occur as a result of physical or emotional trauma, such as an accident, injury, death, relationship breakup, surgical procedure, or difficult childbirth.

The disease is difficult to diagnose, and as of now, there is no definitive test for this condition. Therefore, it is also difficult to know how many people are infected, but it is estimated that about 1 in 20 people. It is more common in women and tends to develop between the ages of 30 and 50.

Currently, there is no cure for fibromyalgia, although some people find taking pain relievers and antidepressants helpful, along with talking therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). However, there are lifestyle modifications that can help you manage symptoms, so here are the top ten suggestions for treating fibromyalgia…

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