The 4 Rs of Fibromyalgia Treatment


In this video from the Frida Center for Fibromyalgia, Dr. Ginevra Liptan talks about the symptoms of the fibromyalgia and her four Rs approach to treatment for the condition.

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The first step is “rest,” important for anyone who suffers from a chronic illness but something that many fibromyalgia patients struggle to get enough of. The second is “repair,” through digestion and nutrition. The third step is “rebalance,” reducing the inflammation and addressing hormone imbalance. The final step in Dr. Liptan’s treatment program is “reduce,” using targeted medicine to reduce fatigue and other symptoms.

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