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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is not a type of arthritis but has been linked to the disease. Learn about fibromyalgia symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
  1. A - Z: Pain Relief
  2. Alternative Medicine
  3. Anxiety
  4. Depression
  5. Fatigue
  6. Fibromyalgia: Basics (12)
  7. Fibromyalgia: Medications
  8. Fibromyalgia: Research
  9. Fibromyalgia: Support (10)
  10. Joint Hypermobility
  11. Restless Leg Syndrome
  12. Sleeping Problems
  13. Tips for Daily Living
  14. Working / Disability Issues

Fibromyalgia - 10 Things You Should Know
Fibromyalgia is an arthritis-related syndrome which can be difficult to diagnose. It is characterized by widespread pain.

Fibromyalgia Screening Quiz
Fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose. Combinations of symptoms can occur which overlap with other diseases. There are symptoms which are considered defining of fibromyalgia. There are also symptoms considered non-defining but they often occur as part of fibromyalgia syndrome.

Fibromyalgia - Test Your Knowledge
Fibromyalgia is often regarded as a medical enigma. Symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome can overlap with other conditions making it difficult to diagnose. How much do you know about fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia 101: Free Newsletter E-Course
Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by body aches, pain, sleep problems, extreme fatigue, depression, and anxiety, in combination with tenderness of specific areas (muscles and tender points) on the body. Learn more about fibromyalgia by signing up for our free newsletter e-course.

Facts About Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread muscular pain, fatigue, and tender points on the body.

How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
Symptoms of fibromyalgia include widespread muscle pain, sleep disurbance, anxiety and more.

Cymbalta Approved for Fibromyalgia Treatment
Cymbalta is an important new fibromyalgia treatment option, but the medicine is not for everyone. You and your doctor should discuss the benefits and risks associated with Cymbalta and if you decide to start using the medication -- pay attention to possible side effects and do not stop taking the medication without your doctor's supervision.

Lyrica - 10 Things You Should Know
Lyrica is a treatment option for fibromyalgia.

Is Guaifenesin an Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia?
Guaifenesin is an ingredient found in cough medicines. Some doctors and researchers theorize that guaifenesin may help fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain - What Factors Determine Treatment?
It may be difficult to distinguish fibromyalgia pain and rheumatoid arthritis pain. How is treatment determined?

Fibromyalgia Treatment - How Is Fibromyalgia Treated?
Fibromyalgia can be difficult to treat. Fibromyalgia treatment often requires a team approach, with your doctor, a physical therapist, possibly other health professionals, and most importantly, yourself, all playing an active role.

Fibromyalgia Medication Options - How Is Fibromyalgia Treated?
There are a few FDA-approved medications for fibromyalgia treatment, and more are in development. Drug treatment options include medications that ease symptoms, relieve pain, promote sleep, or fight fatigue.

What Are Tender Points?
A brief explanation and fast facts about tender points.

An In-Depth Report: Fibromyalgia
An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of fibromyalgia.

What Is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is an arthritis-related condition with characteristics that include tender points, muscle aches, fatigue, and anxiety.

Joint Hypermobility And Fibromyalgia
It has been suggested that joint hypermobility may be associated with the pathology of fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia: Researching The Cause
As recently as twenty years ago fibromyalgia was unrecognized. The symptoms of the syndrome led people on a quest for help.

What Causes Fibromyalgia?
The exact cause of fibromyalgia is still unknown, but many factors are likely involved, including genetics.

Fibromyalgia Diagnosis - How Is Fibromyalgia Diagnosed?
Symptoms of fibromyalgia overlap with many other conditions.

Fibromyalgia Syndrome - What Is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a syndrome rather than a disease.

Fibromyalgia in Women, Men and Children - Who Gets Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia affects as many as one in 50 Americans.

Fibromyalgia Research - What Are Researchers Learning About Fibromyalgia?
Research improves understanding of fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Prognosis - Will Fibromyalgia Get Better With Time?
Fibromyalgia is not a progressive disease.

Living Well With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Book about chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, two conditions which until now have been poorly understood.

Chronic Fatigue Versus Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic fatigue is often associated with arthritis-related conditions.

Fibromyalgia - How is fibromyalgia viewed by the medical community?
The medical community differs on their views of fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a common condition characterized by widespread pain in joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Other problems can include fatigue, morning stiffness, sleep problems, headache, numbness, depression and anxiety. It can develop on its own, or secondary to other arthritic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, or systemic lupus.

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