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Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Reduces Pain, Fatigue in Fibromyalgia

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) administered during physical activity may effectively alleviate fibromyalgia-associated pain, fatigue, and disease impact in women...

Swimming Eases My Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Water has always attracted me. That may explain why swimming is one of my favorite activities.

Vitamin D, Antidepressants May Improve Quality of Life in Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Suggests

Vitamin D-deficient fibromyalgia patients may benefit both physically and psychologically from vitamin D supplements combined with an antidepressant, according to researchers.

Fibromyalgia Patients Show Poorer-than-Usual ‘Selective Learning’ of Pain Triggers in Study

Patients with fibromyalgia show a poorer ability for “selective learning” of pain triggers, which may contribute to their widespread pain, a study reports.

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Increased Pain Sensitivity Reflects Cognitive Difficulties in Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Suggests

The symptomatology and severity of fibromyalgia is virtually identical among people with primary and secondary forms of the disorder, researchers say, and the two should therefore be considered the same.

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Fibromyalgia should be seen as one, not two disorders

The symptomatology and severity of fibromyalgia is virtually identical among people with primary and secondary forms of the disorder, researchers say, and the two should therefore be considered the same.

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Fibromyalgia

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know
Are you sure your patient has fibromyalgia (or diffuse amplified pain)? What are the typical findings for this disease?

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Distraction Equally Effective at Reducing Pain in Fibromyalgia Patients as Healthy People, Study Suggests

A new study indicates that distraction is as effective a tool in reducing pain in patients with fibromyalgia as it is in healthy people, which is contrary to previous research.

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Mirtazapine for Fibromyalgia: An Effective Treatment Option?

The antidepressant mirtazapine appears to be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with fibromyalgia, according to a systematic review published in Rheumatology International.

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Mirtazapine for Fibromyalgia: An Effective Treatment Option?

The antidepressant mirtazapine appears to be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with fibromyalgia, according to a systematic review published in Rheumatology International.

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Music Therapy May Improve Well-being, Reduce Anxiety in Fibromyalgia Patients, Trial Suggests

Music therapy in a group setting may improve the well-being and reduce anxiety in women with fibromyalgia, according to researchers from Spain.

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Examining the Therapeutic Possibilities of Nutrition in Fibromyalgia

More than 2 decades after the World Health Organization recognized fibromyalgia (FM) as a clinical entity in the International Classification of Diseases,

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