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The pain you suffer from fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is not in your imagination. FMS is a real medical problem that can be as debilitating and demoralizing as it is mysterious. Fibromyalgia for Dummies, 2nd Edition, brings you the latest scientific findings on the symptoms and causes of this disease and guides you toward proven, practical steps you can take to reduce or eliminate FMS-related pain.  

This plain-English guide is fully updated with the latest fibromyalgia treatment options, and evaluations of new medications that have shown great promise in reducing pain. You'll discover how to spot an array of symptoms and their possible causes, work with your physician to develop a treatment plan, and manage your pain at home and in the office.   

Featuring moving and inspiring stories from fellow FMS sufferers who share their stories and offer invaluable tips on working your way back to wellness, Fibromyalgia for Dummies, 2nd Edition offers serious and sensitive guidance to help you overcome FMS and start being yourself again.

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  • Cyndy Bakke
  • 12-08-2020

Excellent information and narration-buy it!

I normally don't give any money or attention to "For Dummies" books, because I am not a dummy. That said, I was wrong to ignore these books, as this was an excellent collection of information. Some things I knew, but reminders and refreshers are a good thing, or, in my case, a VERY good thing (fibro fog is real!). I also learned a lot, and found the narration to be pleasant. I'm glad I was wrong about "For Dummies", and definitely recommend this book in audio or print format (or both!).

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  • Mary Lotshaw
  • 25-08-2020

Great for new patients.

I have been a patient of fibromyalgia now for about 20 yrs. so sadly I knew most information but if you new patient this book might also be a bit overwhelming. It would be good if you have read other books first.

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