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The good news, fibromyalgia is commonly not a threatening condition. It also usually doesn’t lead to damage to muscles, joints, or other internal organs. Even it does improve over time in many cases, though it can be chronic .
Again, the prognosis and outlook of the disease can vary. Even each case can be unique. But the most important thing, you are not alone if you have fibromyalgia.
Joint to a community such as the National Fibromyalgia Association and the American Chronic Pain Association! It is worth a try – you can find more friends with the same condition. In there, you can get more emotional support and share your experience to others.
Getting emotional support is so essential. Depression and even social isolation can be the complications from the disease. Educating yourself about the disease that you are experiencing also can help. With adequate knowledge of the disease, you can provide your friends and family with information.
The disease may put you at greater chance of having sleep deprivations. Sometime, the pain of the disease can be so painful and this can affect the quality of your sleep at night.
You should not underestimate the effect of sleep deprivation. When it becomes chronic, this can be potential to interfere with daily activities at work and home.
So, allow your doctor to know when the problem has been affected your sleep. If the pain is the cause, some treatments are available to ease it.
Last accessed on September 2014