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The Unique Pain Of Fibromyalgia Syndrome by quiact Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:53pm The experience of pain appears to be a complex phenomenon with humans.   The reason for the occurrence of pain can be physical, psychological, or a combination of both of these causes.   And how one defines or describes the intensity of the pain they experience varies as much as the types of pain that exist.   Although the origin may be the same ... Read on »
Facing Fibromyalgia and the Fibromyalgia Network by Lisa R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:37pm Recently it has come to my attention that several services are available for those of us suffering at the Fibromyalgia Network. This is a group of people who offer benefits such as Advocacy for those of you who wish to pass the word, Coping skills, and treatment options, as well as a boat load of other information. Learn how to spread the ... Read on »
Pool Exercise & Fibromyalgia: Relief from Pain & Severe Symptoms of Fibromyalgia by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment (Bio Med Central) Researchers in Europe report an exercise regimen that includes regular workouts in a heated pool provided significant relief from pain and associated symptoms for patients suffering from fibromyalgia. The randomized controlled study involved 33 female patients, 17 of whom took part in the exercise regimen and 16 who did no ... Read on »
Osteopathy for Fibromyalgia Syndrome & Other Chronic Pain Conditions by suosibaiji Posted Fri 06 Sep 2013 6:33am Osteopathy (known as OMM osteopathic manipulative medicine in the U.S.), stresses the connection between all organ systems of the body, specifically focusing on the Musculoskeletal System, and its function throughout the entire body to unify the circulatory, nervous, endocrine, immune, and musculoskeletal systems to function one cohesive unit. This ... Read on »
To Have Fibromyalgia or Not To Have Fibromyalgia... by CrustyAmbulanceDriver .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:40pm There's an interesting little debate going on between a few medical professionals and a few patients in this mad, mad world of blogs. The debate is over Fibromyalgia, and whether or not it's a real disease; but more than anything, the debate is over drug-seekers and patients concocting diseases to get the drugs they want from the benevolent totalit ... Read on »
What Does It Mean To Have FibroMyalgia? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 03 Nov 2009 10:01pm Today’s blog post comes from Dr. Bellinger’s November Newsletter. At my Glastonbury CT office , I often see patients who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is not a condition that you can say has a specific cause with a clear origin and means of diagnosis. It is one of those conditions that are obscure and can only be diagnose ... Read on »
What Causes Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndromes? by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 4:03pm 1 Comment Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndromes are complex overlapping health conditions for which there is currently no medical consensus on their causes or treatment. Each person with these syndromes presents a unique set of symptoms and complications that include but are not limited to severe fatigue, headaches, disordered sleep, chronic flu- ... Read on »
What Causes Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndromes? by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 1:20pm Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Syndromes are complex overlapping health conditions for which there is currently no medical consensus on their causes or treatment. Each person with these syndromes presents a unique set of symptoms and complications that include but are not limited to severe fatigue, headaches, disordered sleep, chronic flu- ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia - A Syndrome of Variations by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 May 2012 4:20pm Fibromyalgia Syndrome is a complex debilitating health disorder which is characterized primarily by widespread musculoskeletal pain and is often accompanied by a range of other symptoms including fatigue, sleep disturbances, gastrointestinal problems, thyroid dysfunction, headaches, and brain fog. There is historical evidence that this condi ... Read on »
Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Syndromes - Strategies for Healing by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Sep 2012 4:29pm Every person with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and/or fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) has a unique presentation of these conditions with various complications and sets of symptoms. There is no one treatment that can “cure” these syndromes or that is helpful to everyone however a combined approach of the ... Read on »