Diagnosis and treatment for fibromyalgia

Pain being the core symptom does not suggest fibromyalgia to be its cause as pain may be due to various other factors such as arthritis or muscle spasm etc. in order to reach to concrete diagnosis, doctors do take history of other overlapping symptoms of fibromyalgia like Chronic fatigue, Sleep disruptions, ‘fibro fog’ i.e. Problems with thinking clearly and memory, anxiety and/or depression.

The patients of fibromyalgia invariably complain for IBS, restless leg syndrome and migraine also which help doctors in initiating proper fibromyalgia treatment Singapore. Doctors mainly rheumatologists, neurologists and psychologists prescribe pain killers, anti-depressants, muscle-relaxants, anti-convulsants, anti-psychotic and sleep inducing medicines  as a part of fibromyalgia treatment Singapore. In addition, complementary or alternative treatments like acupuncture, manipulation, aromatherapy and massage may also help patients suffering from fibromyalgia.

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