Health Tip: Living With Fibromyalgia
(HealthDay News) -- Fibromyalgia is a little-understood disorder that causes pain and other symptoms throughout the body.
The womenshealth.gov website offers these suggestions for better living with fibromyalgia:
Get plenty of sleep.
Exercise as much as you can. Try to be physically active as much as possible if fibromyalgia pain prevents you from exercising.
Make adjustments at work to help you better manage fibromyalgia. Examples could include reducing your hours or switching to a less demanding job.
Eat a nutritious, balanced diet.
Talk to your doctor about ways to control pain.
Seek emotional support from friends and family members.
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