A community for people who want to remain as healthy as possible as we age.

Resistance Exercise Lifts Fatigue in Fibromyalgia

(MedPage Today) "Person-centered" progressive resistance exercise boosted multiple aspects of fatigue in women with fibromyalgia, Swedish researcher reported…
Working fewer hours and getting better sleep also improved fatigue in the 15-week multicenter study, [the researchers] reported…
"Significant improvements were found for change in the MFI-20 subscales for general fatigue, physical fatigue, and mental fatigue in the resistance exercise group in comparison with the active control group," they noted.
The person-centered approach emphasizes active patient involvement in planning the treatment to enhance the patient's ability to manage health problems, the authors explained.
[Click the title, above, to post a comment.]


Post a Comment

Please do not give advice. We can best help each other by telling what works for us, not what we think someone else should do.