Aerobic exercise and stretching

Two ways of treating fibromyalgia is to stretch muscles and increase the capacity and cardiovascular (aerobic). There are studies showing that aerobic exercise programs provide a sense of well being, greater strength and decreasing pain. The aerobic exercise of low or no impact, such as walking, biking, water aerobics or swimming, tend to be the best ways to start such a program. Yoga and tai chi, practiced twice a week, are very helpful in relieving pain and stiffness.

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