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As mentioned before, many sufferers who want to keep productive at work can do that, though some adjustments may be required as a result of their illness. This suggests that there are still lots of things you can do to cope with the problem.
However coping with lifelong condition is not always easy. Like most things in many chronic conditions, frustration and stress on the part of sufferers, their family and friends are common.
On the other hand, sufferers are at high risk of depression as a result from their illness. Many sufferers fear the bad outcome because of the often frightening nature of the fibromyalgia symptoms. Therefore, it’s also important to make sure that patient gets adequate emotional support.
If you have this disorder, educating yourself about the disease is so helpful for coping. For instance, knowing that the disease doesn’t cause damage to internal organs can be helpful to reduce your worry about the prognosis of the disease.
Again, this disorder is ‘real’ clinical diagnosis. Remember that it is manageable and rarely causes severe disability or other serious complications. But you should not underestimate it, if you in-doubt to the symptom, see a doctor for more advice!
Though there is still no cure for fibromyalgia, but some treatment and therapies are available.
In general, the use of multi treatment approaches that may include medications, therapies, lifestyle-approaches (such as exercise and stress management), and along with educating the patients and their family is the most rational approach to treat this disorder.
Last accessed on September 2014