Study suggests exercise does help Fibromyalgia
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|Sun, 05-12-2013 - 11:07am|
For those who have been wondering if exercise truly helps ease the pain of Fibromyalgia, a new study suggests it does. According to Health Day News, "Exercise won't exacerbate the pain associated with fibromyalgia, and it may actually improve it, a new study suggests.
Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., found that engaging in light to moderate physical activity over time could ease symptoms of the condition.
"For many people with fibromyalgia, they will exercise for a week or two and then start hurting and think that exercise is aggravating their pain, so they stop exercising," study senior author Dr. Dennis Ang, associate professor of internal medicine at Wake Forest, said in a Wake Forest news release." read more
If you haven't already started on a regular exercise program, will you try it?