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The latest news on fibromyalgia syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome is posted below in support of Fibromyalgia Network’s mission to educate patients and the media with ad-free reporting.

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Repetitive Activity & Fibro

New study shows that repetitive tasks quickly escalate fibro pain.

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A Simple Insomnia Treatment?

An inexpensive supplement combo showed promising results for people with insomnia and this same approach may also be helpful for fibromyalgia.

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Taking Care of Others Benefits Fibro Patients

New study looks at the overall health of fibro patients who are employed or are involved in caregiving.

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Simple Therapy Relieves Shortness of Breath

Feeling short-winded and hungry for air? This symptom may frequently occur in people with fibromyalgia, and a study shows that two different water therapies can reduce the strain in your chest in just three weeks.

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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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Can Estrogen Help Fibromyalgia Pain?

Estrogen supplementation during peri- and post-menopause in women with fibromyalgia is thought be beneficial, but does it really reduce pain?

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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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Treating One Area Can Reduce Overall Fibromyalgia Pain

Can treating your most troublesome muscle or joint lead to a significant drop in your overall fibromyalgia pain? Yes, according to a recent study.

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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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Another Retrovirus in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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).

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