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Researchers Find Possible Biological Basis for Fibromyalgia
Health & Wellness  (tags: fibromyalgia, discovery, biological bases, skin, potential for cure, not in the head )

- 1964 days ago -
Researchers have discovered a potential biological basis for fibromyalgia in patients' skin. The discovery of a potential biological basis for fibromyalgia should bring emotional relief to patients who were once told the disorder was "all in the head."
The Fibromyalgia Myth - With Video
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, disease, fibromyalgia, lymes disease, investigation, medicine )

- 2157 days ago -
Fibromyalgia (FMS) is one of the most elusive diseases that affect the human body. Given its many vague symptoms - numbness, anxiety, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, depression and more - it's very hard to diagnose, which explains why the cause of FMS
50 Great Blogs for Fibromyalgia Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fibromyalgia, Health, Fitness, Women, Pain )

- 3115 days ago -
When seeking comfort and information on healthily coping with the harsh reality, make an effort to stop by these resources.
Chronic Pain Can Be 'Paralyzing' for Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, FMS, fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, chronic pain, illness, Women )

- 3226 days ago -
Doctors are finding that women have more recurrent pain and more disabilities from pain than men. Women's chronic pain tends to last longer and be more intense than men's. Pain-causing illnesses such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and IBS
Heightened Brain Activity in Fibromyalgia
Health & Wellness  (tags: fibromyalgia, brain, arthritis, rheumatism, brain activity, pain, chronic pain )

- 3228 days ago -
Fibromyalgia research just published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism shows heightened brain activity between the insular cortex (which is involved in pain processing) and certain networks in the brain.
Resting Brain Activity Associated With Spontaneous Fibromyalgia Pain
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain, fibromyalgia, pain, science, patient )

- 3245 days ago -
A recent study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and University of Michigan provides the first direct evidence of linkage between elevated intrinsic (resting-state) brain connectivity and spontaneous pain intensity in patients.
Fibromyalgia Affects Mental Health of Those Diagnosed and Their Spouses, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fibromyalgia, illness, humans, chronic pain, depression, relationships, support, lack of supports, research, warning, family, healthcare, study, health )

- 3334 days ago -
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes chronic, widespread pain throughout the body. In a new study, University of Missouri researchers are examining how the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia can affect marriages. Initial findings reveal that diagnosed spouses h
Fatigue From Adrenals or Stress - The Adrenal Fatigue Food Fix
Health & Wellness  (tags: adrenal fatigue, stress, Fatigue, cortisol, chronic fatigue syndrome, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, AlternativeMed, Fibromyalgia, food, diet, treatment, prevention, diet, healthcare )

- 3349 days ago -
I knew something was really wrong when my son started preschool and I was the only mom who didn't have another child on the way. I was too exhausted and sick all the time to even think about getting pregnant. Just climbing out of bed took a heroic
Mayo Clinic to Study CFS/FMS Amygdala Retraining
Health & Wellness  (tags: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, M.E., CFS, FMS, Gupta Amygdala Retraining, Fibromyalgia, Mayo Clinic, chronic fatigue syndrome, research, study, healthcare, illness, AlternativeMed )

- 3353 days ago -
The Mayo Clinic is currently conducting a pilot study of the Gupta Amygdala Retraining(TM) Programme* for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FMS). The study is by invitation only and only current patients of the Mayo Clinic are be
Muscle Spasms in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Health & Wellness  (tags: fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomelitis, Muscle Spasm )

- 3353 days ago -
Muscle spasms are a source of considerable pain in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome -- our muscles clench and just won't relax, sometimes in spite of multiple treatments. I learned something fascinating about muscle contraction...
Food for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomelitis, cfs/me, nutrition, bananas, cucumbers, potatoes, apples )

- 3354 days ago -
A nutritious diet helps a lot of people manage symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Some people get a little help from the right foods, while others improve tremendously. Bananas, cucumbers, potatoes, and apples.
Apples for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Health & Wellness  (tags: apples, malic acid, quercetin, fibre, vitamin C, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomelitis, cfs/me )

- 3354 days ago -
What benefit could the apple offer to those of us with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome? Apples contain a lot of things that we need, for symptom management and overall health, including: Malic acid, VitaminC, Quercetin, Fibre
XMRV Virus Found in ME/CFS Survivors Leads Canadian Blood Service to Ban Certain Donors - Healthzone.Ca
Health & Wellness  (tags: XMRV, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia, AIDS, HIV, CANCER, Tainted Blood, Blood Donations, Canada, Health Canada chronic fatigue syndrome, humans, disease, healthcare, illness, prevention, safety, risks, government )

- 3358 days ago -
An AIDS-like virus that has been linked to chronic fatigue syndrome is causing Canadian blood officials to ban anyone who has suffered from the ailment from making donations.
Impaired Language in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Health & Wellness  (tags: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, dysphasia, speech disroders, memory problmes, cognitive disfunction M.E., FM, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CFS, fibromyalgia, health, disease, illness )

- 3376 days ago -
How often do you find yourself searching your brain for a simple word that you just can't remember? Do you have problems writing, or understanding things you read or hear? If so, you're certainly not alone! This kind of language impairment is a symptom of
Science Behind Fibromyalgia - In the Brain & Central Nervous System
Health & Wellness  (tags: fibromyalgia, FM, CNS damage, brain, blood volume, pain, healthcare, disease, research )

- 3391 days ago -
The 60-second PSA reveals recent scientific findings attributing fibromyalgia (FM) to a problem of the central nervous system, involving the brain and the spinal cord

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