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While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, combining home treatments with your doctor's care will decrease your pain and help minimize symptoms.
There is hope on the horizon as several drug companies are testing new drugs to combat this painful disease.
Medically reviewed by Joseph Carcione, DO; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/3/2015
Frederick B Gaupp, MD
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