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Treatments for Fibromyalgia

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There is no cure for fibromyalgia. Therefore, treatment focuses on reducing pain and other symptoms.

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsOther treatmentAlternative and complementary therapies

Currently, there are no surgical options for the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Revision Information

  • Fibromyalgia. American College of Rheumatology website. Available at: http://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Patient-Caregiver/Diseases-Conditions/Fibromyalgia. Updated May 2015. Accessed September 14, 2016.

  • Fibromyalgia. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116339/Fibromyalgia. Updated September 18, 2016. Accessed October 4, 2016.

  • Fibromyalgia. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health%5FInfo/Fibromyalgia/default.asp. Updated July 2014. Accessed September 14, 2016.