Live chat: How exercise can relieve the discomfort of fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia can use exercise to help relieve some of their symptoms and discomfort. On May 23, fibromyalgia expert Dr. Ginevra Liptan shared advice and tips with readers below.

Liptan is the founder and medical director of the Frida Center for Fibromyalgia in Portland, Ore. and an associate professor at Oregon Health Sciences University. She was diagnosed with fibromyalgia during her second year of studies at Tufts University School of Medicine and has since dedicated herself to helping people with the disorder.

Her research has led to a form of therapy that focus on the fascia tissue to relieve pain. She is also the author of the new book "Figuring Out Fibromyalgia."

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Photo credit: Ginevra Liptan