Medical News Today: Best exercises for fibromyalgia

Medical News Today: Best exercises for fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia typically experience widespread chronic pain. Exercise may help prevent chronic pain by strengthening the muscles, preventing muscle wasting, and reducing muscle damage. Exercise may also help with other fibromyalgia symptoms, including depression, difficulty concentrating, known as fibro fog, and sleep problems. The mental health problems that often occur alongside fibromyalgia can make the condition worse for some people. For example, people who have depression might find it more difficult to manage pain and stress. Research on people with depression has found that exercise can be effective in alleviating some symptoms. A 2016 study argues that previous research...

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