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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
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2015
Frederick B Gaupp, MD
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Fibromyalgia (FM) typically presents in young or middle-aged females as persistent widespread pain, stiffness, fatigue, disrupted unrefreshing sleep, and cognitive difficulties, often accompanied by multiple other unexplained symptoms, anxiety and/or depression, and functional impairment of daily living activities.