Dealing with the constant, daily pain of fibromyalgia disorder can be tough. But the task can be even tougher if you fall into some common traps.Everyone makes mistakes, but there are some missteps that can make it even harder to cope with fibromyalgia disorder.
Mistake # 2:Not tracking your fibromyalgia pain
“The problem with fibromyalgia disorder is that patients are always in fibromyalgia pain so it’s hard to judge when things get better and when they don’t get better,” says Bruce Baethge, MD, a rheumatologist with 1Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Scott & White Healthcare, in Temple. Keeping a fibromyalgia pain diary can help you keep track of the ebbs and flows of your.fibromyalgia disorder. And if you know when things are better, you can also figure out what made them better and what to do next time.