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Talking about Fibromyalgia with Your Loved Ones

Part of the Fibromyalgia For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Although awareness of fibromyalgia is increasing, many people don’t understand that it’s a real problem. This can be true even for the family and friends of people dealing with fibromyalgia. You have to be candid and patient when talking to people about your fibromyalgia. Try covering these points when you’re explaining it:

  • Fibromyalgia causes chronic pain that often moves around in the body. It also often causes extreme fatigue and problems with sleep.

  • Fibromyalgia can’t be cured but the symptoms can be improved.

  • Stress often makes fibromyalgia symptoms much worse.

  • Some days, fibromyalgia symptoms are really bad; other days, they aren’t. Predicting how you’ll feel next week or next month is impossible.

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