Archive for ‘2007’

Walking, Strengthening Exercises, or Education

You may be wondering: “What form of exercise is best and how do I get started?”

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Heat Tones Down Central Nervous System Pain

Can the application of heat realistically tone down the central nervous system pain that is the hallmark of fibromyalgia?

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Improving Doctor-Patient Relationships

This clinical trial by German doctors demonstrates how doctor-patient relationships can improve with a little education.

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Can Physician Attitudes Influence Symptoms?

Fibromyalgia patients who believe their doctors are serious about treating their symptoms may improve both physically and psychologically.

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Researchers Study Lyrica/Seroquel Combo Therapy

Being able to use one medication to treat fibromyalgia would be ideal, but may be unrealistic.

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FDA Approves Lyrica, First Drug to Treat Fibromyalgia

The FDA approved Lyrica (pregabalin) as the first drug with an indicated use for people with fibromyalgia.

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Is Caffeine Disrupting Your Sleep?

Does it really matter if you have just a little bit of caffeine-containing chocolate dessert before you go to bed at night?

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IACFS Presents Special Service Award to Kristin Thorson

IACFS recognizes Fibromyalgia Network and American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association founder for substantial contributions.

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Study Links Fibromyalgia to Metabolic Disease

Patients with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome may be at greater risk for metabolic disease, new research shows.

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Board Changes Name of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients have fought for ten years to get the name of their condition changed.

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