Introduction:Getting through the day poses challenges to those who suffer from fibromyalgia. The simplest task turns daunting when distracted by chronic pain and fatigue. Whether you work inside or outside of the home, you can get through the day with fibromalgia by following a common sense plan.
Warm up your muscles to get ready for the day. A warm, pulsating shower massages out the sore muscles and prepares them for activity. Warm muscles make getting through the day with fibromyalgia more tolerable.
Whether you take fibromyalgia medications on a daily basis or as needed, take your drugs when necessary. Daily users should take their drugs as instructed by their doctor at the same time every day. For as-needed drugs -- don't be a hero. Make your fibromyalgia pain more manageable by taking your as-needed medication when the pain starts. The longer you wait, the more unmanageable the pain becomes. Take your meds properly to get through the day with fibromyalgia.
Get a referral from your doctor for physical therapy and learn how to safely stretch your muscles. Properly stretched muscles help avoid injury and aids in fibromyalgia pain management.
Fibromyalgia makes you more prone to injury, so avoid sprained ankles and strain on your back by picking your shoes carefully. High heels may look better with that dress, but consider your pain level. Select fibromyalgia-friendly shoes to get through the day.
Chronic fatigue plagues fibromyalgia sufferers. Take a short break once an hour to stretch or even splash some cold water on your face. Get out of your office building for at least a few minutes during your lunch our and get some fresh air.
Remember, getting through the day with fibromyalgia depends on you. Find out what methods of coping with fibromyalgia work best for you and make them part of your routine.
Or you could just try NMT. That has helped other people who had fibro.
I have it, too, and changing my diet helped a lot! Good tips. High 5~
I'm always looking for more clues about handling this nasty Fibro. This morning my sciatic nerve flared and nearly fell. Thanks and HI5.
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