https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrUx9GHNaHw Fibromyalgia (FM) is a painful, complex and often underestimated condition. There are so many mysteries surrounding it making it very difficult to not only diagnose but also to treat. It's estimated that approximately five million Americans are living with fibromyalgia, and most of them are women. MORE: Four facts about fibromyalgia you might find interesting Because fibromyalgia affects several parts of the body, sometimes it's very difficult to manage its symptoms. In this video, shared by ehowhealth, Nicole Aleskas, a licensed massage therapist demonstrates how certain massage techniques can help alleviate fibromyalgia symptoms. MORE: Five diet tips to help you to control fibro flares Fibromyalgia News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.