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    How do I manage trouble going to sleep and staying asleep with fibromyalgia?

    I have fibromyalgia, (for 9 years) and my lack of sleep is getting worse. I find it hard to go to bed at night because I can lay there all night, even until 6 am. Sometimes I take a tablet to help. If I go to sleep about 3 or 4am I struggle to wake up long enough to get up. I am struggling. Nothing is consistent except the difficulty. I am 62 year old female
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  • Naomi Watts

    Exercise Physiologist

    Hi, my name is Naomi Watts. I am an ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist at Iridium as well as Sporting Wheelies and a Respiratory Scientist at … View Profile

    “Exercise is one of the most effective treatments for fibromyalgia,” says Daniel Clauw, MD, professor of anesthesiology and medicine at the University of Michigan. “It benefits all of the symptoms of fibromyalgia, including pain, fatigue, and sleep problems.”
    http://www.webmd.com/fibromyalgia/fibromyalgia-pain-10/fibromyalgia-exercise-one-step-time

    Please go to this website and read. Perhaps you have not thought of exercise? Exercise can be a treatment for many conditions, including Fibromyalgia. It will help to reduce your symptoms, improve your quality of life and provide releif for a better sleep! If you are worried about your age, don't be. Exercise is for everyone, it can help to improve any health condition, from from cardiovascular health to osteoporosis. Please consider it as a treatment!

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