Archive for ‘2010’
In general, physician attitudes toward fibromyalgia and perceptions of patients are horrible. But a new book can help you fight back against these unfounded critiques.Read the complete article.
Estrogen supplementation during peri- and post-menopause in women with fibromyalgia is thought be beneficial, but does it really reduce pain?Read the complete article.
Forty fibromyalgia patients from three countries reveal that fatigue is the second most bothersome symptom after pain.Read the complete article.
Can treating your most troublesome muscle or joint lead to a significant drop in your overall fibromyalgia pain? Yes, according to a recent study.Read the complete article.
Fibromyalgia can be distinguished from depression, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Sherbrooke in Canada.Read the complete article.
Is chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) caused by a retrovirus? This question will require more investigations, but a study published this week found that 86.5 percent of the patients tested appear to be infected with a murine leukemia virus (MLV).Read the complete article.
If patients could determine how symptoms might relate to one another, doctors might do a better job of individualizing care for people with fibromyalgia. A recent study attempted to answer these questions.Read the complete article.
As estrogen levels start to decline in peri-menopause and hit rock bottom in menopause, this triggers symptoms that could go untreated and might make your fibromyalgia worse.Read the complete article.
Nearly 10,000 people responded to a survey by the Fibromyalgia Network that revealed the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) new criteria to diagnose fibromyalgia.Read the complete article.
Several different energy producing and anti-oxidant supplements might be beneficial for reducing the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Tell us what works for you.Read the complete article.