Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Fibromyalgia News

Editor’s Note:  Fibromyalgia, a neurological condition with chronic widespread pain and other multiple, chronic symptoms, is a presumptive condition for Gulf War veterans.

Some scientists believe that Gulf War Illness is unique from fibromyalgia.  However, even if the two conditions are separate, they do not disagree that they may be closely related and may benefit from some of the same or similar treatments.

Below are some of the most recent new articles by, for and about people suffering from fibromyalgia.


The Fatigue in Fibromyalgia: Not 'Normal Tiredness'About - News & Issues.  The fatigue experienced in fibromyalgia goes beyond "normal tiredness," according to research just published in the journal BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. ...

The gender gapBoston Globe.  Women suffer disproportionately from irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, headaches (especially migraines), pain caused by damage to the nervous system, ...
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A Downside to Tai Chi? None That I SeeNew York Times.  The latest and perhaps best designed study was conducted among patients with debilitating fibromyalgia, a complex and poorly understood pain syndrome. ...
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Yoga Can Ease the Chronic Pain of Fibromyalgia — You Web News .…  By youwb.  Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that affects up to 10 million Americans, most of them women. It was identified in 1816 by a Scottish physician, but wasn't officially recognized by the American Medical Association as an illness ...
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Denver Acupuncture Center: Treatments for Fibromyalgia.  Acupuncture is one of the many TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments that are known and have been proven to be an effective therapeutic method for.
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Negative Emotions Increase PainMedPage Today.  In a cohort study among 121 women -- 62 of whom were diagnosed with fibromyalgia -- pain induced by an electrical stimulus was more keenly felt after the ...
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Anger and Sadness Increase Pain in Women With and Without FibromyalgiaArthritis Today.  By Jennifer Davis 9/28/10 Researchers who set out to understand the role emotions play in fibromyalgia pain may have ended up dispelling a myth – that women ...
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Wrong & Right Gifts for Someone With Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Health.  Have you ever gotten a gift that you couldn't use because of your fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? I get these all the time -- mostly body washes ...
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5 fibromyalgia pain relief tips | Chronic Pain Management.   codedergal.  Five chronic Pain Management Guidelines and Chronic Pain Management Information.
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