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Back Issues

Back Issues

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October 2011, Issue 95July 2011, Issue 94

  • Patients Share Treatment Strategies and Tips
  • Can Relieving Pain Restore Your Brain?
  • Novel Fibro Treatments
  • Does Your Body Feel Out of Rhythm?
  • Arthritis & Fibro: Is the High Overlap a Coincidence?
  • OA Treatments and Promising New Drug
  • Ken’s Corner: Getting Your Back & Neck to Relax
  • Simple Release for Muscular Knots
  • A Tough Pill to Swallow
  • Pain, the Brain and the Energy Drain

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July 2011, Issue 94July 2011, Issue 94

  • Forever Hopeful
  • Fibromyalgia – The Mirror Image of Normal?
  • Is Pain Disrupting Your Sleep?
  • In the Blink of an Eye
  • Powering Up Your Muscles and Mind
  • Is the Drug Industry Banking on Your Doctor?
  • A New Perspective on an Old Med
  • Predicting Drug Problems Before they Occur
  • What Happened to the Fibro Meds?
  • Disease Markers Found for Fibro

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April 2011, Issue 93Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Covering the Bases on Nutrition
  • Reaching for Summer
  • Taking the Edge Off Your Pain
  • Hot, Cold, Pain, Sleep and a little Weather
  • What Popular Meds Can Be Doing To You
  • Relief for Overworked Muscles
  • Can Science Measure Fibro Fog?
  • Treating Heel and Calf Pain
  • From Skeptic to Believer

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January 2011, Issue 92Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Embrace the Intangible on the Road to Happiness
  • Eye Candy for the Brain
  • Ken’s Corner: Stabilize Your Hips to Avoid Winter Slippage
  • Improving Gut Function Leads to Better Health
  • Is Good Quality Sleep Eluding You?
  • Thyroid Malfunction Dragging Your Down?
  • Losing Your Mind? Or does pain wear out your brain?
  • Treatment News
  • Therapies that Work
  • Patient Resources

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October 2010, Issue 91Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Get a Grip on Your Anger
  • Your Defenses Are Down But Can You Power Them Up?
  • Ken’s Corner: Improving Breathing, Posture & Trunk Mobility
  • Sleep Loss Unleashes Emotions
  • Brain Function Tests May Lead to Promising Treatment
  • Nutritional Supplements: Patients Rate Top 15
  • Why Overdoing it Causes Symptom Flares
  • Is an FDA-Approved Drug More Suited to Your Needs?
  • Therapy that works
  • Patient Resources

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July 2010, Issue 90Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Social Network Site Shares Friendly Support
  • Is your Primary Illness Fibro or a Sleep Disorder?
  • Are You Clumsy or Truly Off Balance?
  • Losing Your Prescriber?
  • Skin Study Goes Beyond the Surface
  • Why it Hurts More for Fibromyalgia Patients
  • Nutritional Supplements: Boosting Energy & Brain Power
  • New Directions for Diagnosing Fibromyalgia
  • Learning to Balance Life
  • Neurontin Makes a Difference
  • Patient Resources

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April 2010, Issue 89Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • How to Feel Good (or Better) About Yourself
  • Considering a New Medication?
  • Could Fibromyalgia Symptoms be Related to Low Iron Storage?
  • Meds Survey: What Works, What Doesn’t
  • How and Why Your Pain Migrates
  • Ken’s Corner: Warm Up for Springtime Activities
  • Reversing Fibromyalgia, Could it be Possible?
  • Therapies That Work
  • Patient Resources

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January 2010, Issue 88Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Don’t Feel Alone with Your Illness
  • Are Myofascial Trigger Points Driving Your Pain?
  • Ken’s Corner: Techniques to ‘Untie’ Your Muscular Knots
  • Neurologic Symptoms … What do they mean?
  • Is Painful, Itchy Skin Part of Your Fibro Complex?
  • A ‘Short Circuit’ in Your Nervous System
  • How Sex Hormones, Aging & Sleep Influence Fibro
  • Everything’s Better on a Bike
  • Hypnosis in Managing Pain
  • Update on XMRV and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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October 2009, Issue 87Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Understanding & Fighting Your Fatigue
  • Setting the Clock Straight on Melatonin
  • Ken’s Corner: Strengthen Your Legs with Isometrics
  • What Are We Learning About Savella?
  • Disoriented or Lost in Space?
  • Closing Down Your Pain One Trickle at a Time
  • Repetitive Motion, What’s it got to do with fibro?
  • Knowledge is Power
  • Whatever Makes You Happy

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July 2009, Issue 86Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Survey Results: Creating a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom
  • 7 Keys to Sound Sleep
  • Take the Strain Off Your Pain
  • Biomarkers for Pain and Fatigue
  • Treating the Many Layers of Your Pain
  • Ken’s Corner: Upper Body Toning
  • Sleep Disorders that Fly Under the Radar
  • Q&A with the Experts on the effects of sleeping too much, areas most affected by painful neuropathies, and neuropathic sources
  • Make Sleep a Habit
  • Stockings Keep Her on Her Feet
  • Making Her World a Softer Place

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April 2009, Issue 85Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Survey Results: Sharing Strategies on Managing Sleep
  • Myofascial Trigger Points
  • Facial Pain, Headaches and Pelvic Discomfort
  • Ken’s Corner: Easing Back Pain
  • The Brain That Never Fully Sleeps
  • Treatment News
  • Relief with Acupuncture
  • Wearing a Bra Shouldn’t Hurt
  • Combating the Brain Fog

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January 2009, Issue 84Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Consider the Positive Solutions
  • Dissecting the Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
  • Survey Results: Handling Social Stereotypes & Gender Issues
  • Treatment News
  • Unraveling the Complexities of Fibromyalgia
  • Did Trauma or Infection Trigger Your Fibromyalgia?
  • Ken’s Corner: Easing Neck, Shoulder, and Headache Tension
  • Treating You as an Individual
  • Is Your Sleep Making the Pain Worse?
  • She Has Fun Getting Fit
  • Putting Together the Therapy Puzzle

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October 2008, Issue 83Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Survey Results: Employment Issues and Generating Income
  • Simple Everyday Attention Disrupted in Fibromyalgia
  • Role of Slow Wave Sleep in Memory and Learning
  • Ken’s Corner: Fibro Ergonomics
  • Muscles Cramping Your Style?
  • Telling Your Brain About Muscle Pain
  • Amplified Senses and Physical Symptoms
  • Q&A with the Experts on causes of night sweats and possible therapy; cause and treatments of those irritating muscle twitches
  • Then and Now: Looking Back at Living with Fibromyalgia

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July 2008, Issue 82Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Survey Results: Parents and Grandparents, Getting the Most out of your Time
  • New Meds in the Pipeline for Fibromyalgia
  • Ken’s Corner: Improving Balance and Mobility
  • Maintaining Sleep Throughout the Night
  • What is Your Doctor Being Told About Fibromyalgia?
  • Looking at the Brain
  • Treatment News
  • Q&A with the Experts
  • Sleep Findings Correlate with Symptoms
  • Eliminate the Foods that are Making You Sick
  • The Dr. Crook Connection to Nutrition
  • Therapies that Work

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April 2008, Issue 81Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Survey Results: Breakthroughs, Progress, and Awareness
  • The Insula’s Role in Fibromyalgia Symptoms
  • Fibromyalgia and the Immune System Connection
  • Irritable Bowel Got You Down?
  • Ken’s Corner: Improving Posture and Gait
  • Weighing the Benefits vs. Side Effects of Lyrica
  • Spreading Awareness Throughout the Year
  • Q&A with medical psychotherapist and fibromyalgia researcher
  • Not Enough Deep-Level Sleep
  • Tai Chi May Offer Variety of Health Benefits

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January 2008, Issue 80Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Finding a Quality Physician
  • New Targets for Pain Relief
  • From the Skin Tissue to the Brain … It All Signals Pain
  • Q & A on Muscle Relaxants with Robert Katz, M.D., and Richard Podell, M.D.
  • Shortness of Breath & Tight Chest Wall Muscles
  • Burning Mouth or Tongue: Causes and Treatments
  • What the Drug Companies Can’t Tell You about Your Prescription
  • FDA to Consider Milnacipran
  • Cymbalta Awaiting FDA Approval
  • Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • Hormonal Influences on Sleep
  • Therapies That Work

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October 2007, Issue 79Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Survey Results: Coping with Flares, Keeping a Positive Outlook
  • Research and Treatment News
  • Sleep, Pain, Dopamine & Gray Matter Loss
  • Q&A with Rheumatologist
  • Research Paves Way to Treatments
  • Clinical Trials on Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Quality Buffers Mood, Stress and Pain
  • A New Device for Better Nighttime Breathing
  • Pelvic Pain & Trigger Points
  • Patients input: Pelvic Floor Therapy Offers Surprising Benefits; Staying on the Sunny Side (UV light therapy); Getting Involved Keeps Group Leader Going

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July 2006, Issue 74Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Getting parents to understand you
  • Blood pressure & pain: How are they linked?
  • Bladder Pain and Interstitial Cystitis
  • Q&A with three M.D.’s
  • Do you know what really happens while you sleep?
  • Androgen Deficiency Syndrome
  • Warm water exercise for improved sleep
  • Findings show reduced ability of brain to filter sensory signals in fibromyalgia
  • Increased Substance P levels cause sleep disturbance
  • Survey Results: Weighing the Benefits Versus the Side Effects of Medications
  • Three fibromyalgia patients describe dramatic results with Lyrica (pregabalin)
  • Patient input: Overcoming the stigma of methadone; Topical gels for pain relief

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April 2006, Issue 73Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Responding to Bogus Cures and Remedies in the Media
  • Exercise Intolerance Linked to Nitric Oxide in the Muscles
  • Connective Tissue Anomalies in fibromyalgia
  • Drug Update (Cymbalta, Milnacipran and NMDA blockers)
  • Deficits in Pain Inhibitory System
  • Disturbed Sleep and Enhanced Pain: What is the relationship?
  • Ultrasound Technology Shows Impaired Muscle Blood Flow
  • Ear-Related Symptoms Common in fibromyalgia
  • Q&A Column (RSDS, eye problems & reverse drug reactions)
  • Sleeping with CPAP to Relieve fibromyalgia Symptoms
  • Therapies That Work: Two patients offer their advice

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January 2006, Issue 72Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Trying to lose weight? Why disturbed sleep may be blocking your efforts.
  • Causes & treatment for dry mouth and tooth decay
  • Gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD) in fibromyalgia
  • Acupuncture for fibromyalgia
  • SLEEP: Current and future therapies
  • Expert input on the downside of new drugs
  • Q&A with experienced healthcare providers and researchers
  • Physicians in the Spotlight
  • Patient Resources for: Finding an Acupuncturist; CPAP Masks & Devices; Free Heartburn Brochure; and Diagnosis and Management of Dental Erosion

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October 2005, Issue 71Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Gearing Up to Enjoy the Holidays
  • Q&A Column
  • Are Surgeries, Injuries or Flares Dragging You Down
  • Low Level Laser Therapy
  • Fibromyalgia Treatment News
  • Survey Results: Family Links to Pain and Sleep
  • Brain Imaging
  • Physicians in the Spotlight
  • Letter from the Editor
  • Finding a Qualified LLLT Provider
  • Answers to Commonly Asked Questions

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July 2005, Issue 70Fibromyalgia Network Journal Issue 70

  • Is Your Memory Frustrating You?
  • Are TMD and fibromyalgia Part of the Same Pain Spectrum
  • Bugged by Irritable Bowel?
  • Methods to Boost Pain Relief
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Lunesta for Sleep
  • Headaches: Causes, Patient Input & Expert Advice on Treatments
  • Q&A Column
  • Which Symptom Should be Treated First?
  • Physicians in the Spotlight
  • Letter from the editor
  • Switching to Memberships
  • Survey on genetics of pain and sleep

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April 2005, Issue 69Fibromyalgia Network Journal

  • Patient Rights – Do you know what they are?
  • Sleep Update
  • Fibromyalgia: The Next Advances
  • Medical Journal News – Blood flow abnormality & New findings on pelvic pain
  • Fibromyalgia: Syndrome or Disease?
  • New Drug Gets FDA Approval
  • Understanding and Treating Vulvar Pain
  • Sleep Studies – Feedback from subscribers
  • Expert Answers to YOUR Questions
  • Survey on genetics of pain and sleep; Dietary news
  • Patient suggestions for finding a doctor to treat pain

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