Episode 50: Should I Take Medication For Fibromyalgia? Ask The Coach

Should I Take Medication For Fibromyalgia?

Ask The Coach #5

In this Ask the Coach episode, Tami answers the question, “Should I take medication for fibromyalgia?”

The good news is that there are many ways of treating fibromyalgia. It’s not a choice between medication or nothing! Instead, you get to choose whether or not medication is the right choice for you AND if you want to try other treatment options.

Tami gives six key points to consider as you make your choice. As always, anyone wishing assistance in this decision-making process should consider scheduling a consultation for more personalized assistance.

Key Points

  • There is no morality when it comes to medications.
  • Medications are just another tool in your fibromyalgia toolbox.
  • Our goal is to use medication for a season to get things under control.
  • Sometimes you have to take medication now so that you can not take medication later.
  • The goal is not to not take medication. The goal is to feel better.
  • No one is handing out extra gold stars because you didn’t take medication.
  • There many alternatives to treating fibromyalgia with medication.

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Listener Shoutout

I’m 25 and was just diagnosed with fibromyalgia two weeks ago. So I’ve really just been researching and trying to come up with a plan. I came across your podcast a week ago and have been loving it!!!

“So many great resources, and it’s so relatable. The biggest obstacle for me is trying to decide if I go against my beliefs and try the pharmaceuticals being recommended.

~ Anonymous listener in Canada

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