How to Reduce the Pain of Fibromyalgia

It might seem like it will never stop, but fibromyalgia pain can be treated.

You will need

  • Exercise
  • Meditation
  • Consistent sleep patterns
  • Good eating habits
  • Creams
  • Heating pads
  • Massage therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (optional)
  • Cranial sacrum therapy (optional)

Step 1 Exercise for stamina Exercise regularly, no matter how difficult it is at first, to boost stamina, decrease pain, and improve sleep.

Step 2 Meditate and breathe Meditate and practice deep breathing exercises to reduce stress.

Step 3 Discipline sleep patterns Exercise discipline in your sleep patterns. Go to bed and wake up at consistent times and exercise early in the evening to ensure restfulness.

Step 4 Eat better Eat low-carb foods that are high in protein and reduce your consumption of saturated fats, sugar, caffeine, and alcohol.

Step 5 Experiment with rubs Experiment with creams and commercial rubs to soothe soreness, muscle aches, and pains.

Step 6 Use heating pads Use heating pads to improve your circulation and control flare-ups.

Step 7 Get massaged Get a deep massage from a therapist who understands the condition to stimulate blood flow in aching muscles and tendons.