10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about...

Fibromyalgia

  1. What causes fibromyalgia? Can it be cured?

  2. Is fibromyalgia pain a signal that something is injured in my body? Are we sure we’re not missing another diagnosis?

  3. What symptoms does fibromyalgia cause? What other conditions are associated with fibromyalgia?

  4. What treatments help relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia?

  5. Can medications ease fibromyalgia symptoms? What can I do besides medications to help relieve my pain and other symptoms?

  6. What are the triggers that can make fibromyalgia symptoms worse?

  7. How can I prevent fibromyalgia flare-ups?

  8. What counseling services or support groups are available for people with fibromyalgia?

  9. My family doesn’t understand my pain or think it’s real. How do I explain fibromyalgia to them?

  10. Should I see a specialist?

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Reference: Fibromyalgia section on Better Medicine



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