The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Fibromyalgia: a Comprehensive Review

@article{Prabhakar2019TheRO,
  title={The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Fibromyalgia: a Comprehensive Review},
  author={Amit Prabhakar and Jennifer M. Kaiser and Matthew B. Novitch and Elyse M. Cornett and Richard D. Urman and Alan David Kaye},
  journal={Current Rheumatology Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={1-7}
}
Purpose of ReviewFibromyalgia is a complex chronic pain syndrome that can have debilitating consequences for affected patients. When compared to the general population, patients with fibromyalgia experience lowered mechanical and thermal pain thresholds, altered temporal summation of painful stimuli, and higher than normal pain ratings for known noxious stimuli.Recent FindingsThere is no definitive cure for fibromyalgia and treatment primarily focuses on both symptom management and improving… 
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