Archive for ‘Validation’

How Back Pain Affects Fibromyalgia

Although people might have trouble understanding your all-over fibromyalgia symptoms, they may be able to relate to chronic low back pain.

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Personalized Fibromyalgia Care

Wouldn’t it be nice if your doctor could personalize your treatment to address specific symptoms instead of applying cookbook treatment guidelines?

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Repetitive Activity & Fibro

New study shows that repetitive tasks quickly escalate fibro pain.

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Physician Attitudes about Fibromyalgia

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.

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Fibromyalgia Fatigue Is More Than Being Tired

Forty fibromyalgia patients from three countries reveal that fatigue is the second most bothersome symptom after pain.

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Tests Prove Fibromyalgia is Not Depression

Fibromyalgia can be distinguished from depression, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Sherbrooke in Canada.

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Researchers Document Severity of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia patients report disabilities in daily living activities that are as severe as rheumatoid arthritis, and more severe than osteoarthritis or other painful conditions, a recent study reveals.

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Celebrate Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!

The Fibromyalgia Network invites you to celebrate Fibromyalgia Awareness Day this May 12, 2010. We want to remind everyone what we are celebrating and how far fibromyalgia awareness has come.

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Think You Have Fibromyalgia?

After 20 years, doctors are proposing a new set of criteria to diagnose fibromyalgia. Learn about the preliminary changes, how they will affect you, and see how you measure up against the new diagnostic criteria.

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Calling the Kettle Black … editorial comment

Controversy sells, and that was what the Associated Press banked on as it ran an article that implied the drug industry fabricated fibromyalgia. But the article makes no sense.

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