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Please find below a list of various treatment options that are helpful for controlling the pain and certain other symptoms associated with FMS, and also without the fear of causing weight gain;
A) The following are the various medications or supplement treatments that are used to control the pain and other symptoms associated with FMS;
SAMe (S Adenosyl Methionine)
5 HTP (5 Hydroxy Tryptophan)
Valerian root extract etc
B) The following are the various non-medication treatment options that can be used to control the pain and other symptoms associated with FMS;
Therapeutic Ultrasound (Ultrasound therapy)
Interferential therapy (type of electrotherapy)
TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) – another type of electrical therapy
Deep Heat therapy/Diathermy
CES (Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation)
Laser therapy (Cola laser or Low level laser therapy)
Trigger point management/massage therapy (if trigger points are present)
PEMFT (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy)
rMS (Repetitive Magnetic stimulation) treatment
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) treatment
Myofascial release therapy
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) treatments such as Acupuncture, Yoga/meditation, Biofeedback, Hypnotherapy etc
Manual & manipulative therapies such as;
Physical therapy including stretching, strength building, and aerobic exercises, water exercise
Osteopathic therapy etc
I am not telling all these above mentioned treatments are required in your case; I am trying to provide a list of the various treatment options like this so that you are familiar with various treatment options that are available for your condition and you may try to use them as necessary. If you see any of the above treatments you have already tried please disregard them and you may explore the treatment options which you may have not yet tried. The non-medication treatment options mentioned above are anyway not known to cause weight gain, and the examples of medication treatment options mentioned above are also not known to cause weight gain, and these are all commonly used to manage pain & other symptoms associated with FMS, and I earnestly hope they will help you immensely, and also without causing any weight gain.
Wishing you a quick & complete recovery! And also Wishing you the best health!
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