There is no single cure for treating Fibromyalgia, but the disease is not progressive or life threatening. The treatment will depend on the severity and frequency of your symptoms. Doctors can help with suggestions, but Fibromyalgia is a condition in which self-management plays a pivotal role.
Often a combination
of treatments is best for controlling symptoms such as:
- Pain Killers
- Muscle Relaxants
- Relief through Antidepression Medications
- Sleeping Tablets
- Epileptic Medication
- Antipsychotic Drugs
- Water Treatments
- Emotional / Psychological Therapy
- E.A. (Palmitoylethanola mide), Vitamins and Minerals Supplements
P.E.A. (Palmitoylethanolamide) is a compounded treatment option for chronic pain, recommended by pain specialists and clinics throughout Australia without a required prescription. It has been shown to have neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive (anti pain) and anti-convulsant properties and taking it regularly may boost your body’s natural response to pain by dampening the response of the nervous system cells which cause pain.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) involves working with a psychologist to identify and challenge negative thinking patterns and develop alternative ways of thinking and acting. People with Fibromyalgia may find this type of therapy useful to find other ways to think about and react to pain, which can relieve it. A Psychologist can help you develop other pain management skills and practise mindfulness techniques.
Support Groups benefit many people with Fibromyalgia, helping them manage their symptoms. Conversing with others who have Fibromyalgia and who understand what you are going through will lessen feelings of isolation.