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Treatments for Fibromyalgia

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: Updated May 2015. Accessed September 14, 2016.

  • Fibromyalgia. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: Updated February 15, 2016. Accessed September 14, 2016.

  • Fibromyalgia. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: Updated July 2014. Accessed September 14, 2016.

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