10 Tips for Managing Fibromyalgia Symptoms

By Hannah de Gruchy / Lifestyle / October 17th, 2022

6. Consider Massage Therapy for Pain Management and Better Sleep

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There’s no denying that having a massage can lead to feelings of deep relaxation and calm, which is ideal if you’re struggling with sleeplessness as a result of having fibromyalgia. Regular massage can help with sleep, whether from a professional or a partner before bed. With your partner, create a serene bedroom environment that’s dark, warm (not hot) and quiet, that all helps to promote sleep, and use relaxing essential oils to help you drift off to sleep.

There are also specific types of professional massage that can help with pain management. Lymphatic drainage massage encourages the flow of lymph around the body, improving circulation and eliminating toxins. Studies have shown that lymphatic drainage massage is more effective at improving fibromyalgia symptoms than a standard connective tissue massage.

Also Read: 10 Ways to Help Your Body Get Rid Of Toxins

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