Meditation and Fibro

Posted on April 13, 2018

People with fibromyalgia have turned to meditation to help their body relax when having a flare. Meditation can possibly help with reducing anxiety and improve emotional responses to pain as well. Getting social support from others who are practicing meditation or asking questions about meditation is a great way to learn about better ways to manage fibro symptoms.

On MyFibroTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with fibromyalgia, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Meditation is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some question and answer threads about meditation:

Has anyone experimented with essential oils, meditation or other alternative treatments for fibromyalgia?

What are Your Favorite Coping Skills/Tools?

Have you had success using mindfulness, meditation or CBT to alleviate pain symptoms?

Here are some conversation threads about meditation:

A member shares a tip for long meditation classes.

A member shares her tips for when she's feeling restless.

A member shares tips on how she falls asleep at night.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyFibroTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I agree meditation is a powerful tool against pain. The power of the mind's ability to ease tight muscles and help you relax is a technique I often use.… read more

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