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  • MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds
    (09-Mar-2016)
    High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

  • Acupuncture May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Finds
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Alternative therapy combined with medication appears safe and effective, expert says

  • Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: Report
    (11-Feb-2016)
    VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

  • Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary
    (30-Jul-2015)
    U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach

  • Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
    (24-Jun-2015)
    But treatment isn't FDA-approved, so insurance companies might not cover the cost

  • Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
    (05-Aug-2014)
    But experts wonder how much of the benefit is due to placebo effect

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Small French study saw improvement in people's mood, quality of life

  • Most Teens With Fibromyalgia Suffer Pain, Fatigue as Adults
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Four of five continued to experience symptoms, while half had full-blown disorder, study finds

  • Restless Sleep Linked to Widespread Pain in Older Adults
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Anxiety, memory problems and poor health also play a role, study suggests

  • Vitamin D Supplements May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain: Study
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Patients who think they are deficient in the nutrient should consult their doctor first, experts say

  • Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Activity in certain regions suggests why they're less able to prepare for pain or respond to pain relief

  • Fibromyalgia Might Be Harder on Younger Patients, Study Finds
    (29-Oct-2013)
    Research compared symptom severity, quality of life in various age groups

  • Lyrica May Ease Pain for Depressed Fibromyalgia Patients
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Study finds drug safe, effective in combination with antidepressants

  • New Clues to Fibromyalgia's Causes
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Condition called small-fiber polyneuropathy may lie behind many cases, research suggests

  • Nerve Stimulation Might Ease Fibromyalgia Pain
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Small early study saw improvement in patients' quality of life

  • Weather Doesn't Trigger Fibromyalgia Symptoms, Study Finds
    (04-Jun-2013)
    But some patients still may be more sensitive than others

  • Exercise May Ease Pain of Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
    (10-May-2013)
    Moderate physical activity doesn't exacerbate symptoms, researchers find

  • Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Often Missed in Men: Study
    (27-Dec-2012)
    Condition causing pain, fatigue, sleep woes is much more common in women

  • Health Tip: Help Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    (11-Sep-2012)
    Be sure to get enough sleep

  • Health Tip: Living With Fibromyalgia
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Make sure you get enough sleep

  • Health Tip: Defining Fibromyalgia
    (22-Aug-2012)
    Symptoms typically include widespread pain and tender points

  • 1 in 10 Fibromyalgia Patients Uses Marijuana to Ease Pain
    (22-Jun-2012)
    They also tend to have poorer mental health, researchers say

  • Fatigue Not a Factor in Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Says
    (26-Apr-2012)
    Lack of sleep did not predict intensity, duration of discomfort with the disorder

  • Obesity Linked to Worse Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    (08-Feb-2012)
    As weight increases, so do patient reports of greater pain, poor quality of life, researchers say

  • Spouse's Reaction May Affect Pain Management
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Husbands appear more sensitive than wives, study says

  • Poor Sleep May Lead to Fibromyalgia in Women
    (14-Nov-2011)
    Sleep problems linked to the painful condition, especially in middle age and beyond, study says

  • Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Fibromyalgia
    (24-May-2011)
    Ask your doctor to evaluate any of these warning signs

  • Many Breakthrough Drugs Come From Publicly Funded Research: Study
    (09-Feb-2011)
    U.S. tax dollars contributing to more major new meds than previously thought, researchers say

  • Daily Record-Keeping May Boost Fibromyalgia Care
    (03-Feb-2011)
    Tracking symptoms electronically helps doctors evaluate condition, researchers say

  • Study Links Obesity to Greater Pain, Weakness in Fibromyalgia Patients
    (06-Jan-2011)
    But weight loss may bring some relief, researchers suggest

  • Tai Chi May Provide Arthritis Relief
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Stiffness, fatigue, balance and well-being improved after two months, study finds

  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Linked in Study
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Treating RLS could improve sleep, quality of life, researchers say

  • Yoga May Combat Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    (14-Oct-2010)
    Less pain, fatigue, anxiety reported by study participants after 8 weeks, researchers say

  • Tai Chi May Help Ease Fibromyalgia
    (18-Aug-2010)
    Participants reported less pain, a happier mood and overall better quality of life

  • Women Experience More Chronic Pain Than Men, Research Finds
    (12-Aug-2010)
    Also more likely to have multiple painful conditions at the same time, expert says

  • More Clues To Fibromyalgia Pain
    (05-Aug-2010)
    Brain scans show more neural activity between certain brain networks and pain processing region

  • Health Tip: If You Have Fibromyalgia
    (30-Apr-2010)
    You may have these symptoms

  • Exercise, Weight Control May Keep Fibromyalgia at Bay
    (29-Apr-2010)
    Study finds link between excess weight and the pain disorder, especially among inactive women

  • Scientists Discover Substance That Causes Pain
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Finding could lead to development of non-addictive painkillers, study suggests

  • Gulf War Syndrome Is Real, But Causes Unclear: Report
    (09-Apr-2010)
    IOM panel believes genetic studies may reveal why soldiers from 1991 conflict suffer today

  • Health Tip: If You Have Fibromyalgia
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Here's a list of possible contributing factors

  • Brain Imaging Study Sheds Light on Fibromyalgia
    (19-Jun-2009)
    Link found between gray matter and dopamine levels in patients

  • Addiction Drug May Help Ease Fibromyalgia
    (17-Apr-2009)
    In small study, naltrexone offered some women relief

  • Health Tip: Coping With Fibromyalgia
    (20-Mar-2009)
    Suggestions to help you feel better

  • Savella Approved for Fibromyalgia
    (15-Jan-2009)
    Expected in pharmacies by March

  • Certain Antidepressants Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Tricyclic medications helped with pain, fatigue and depression, study shows

  • Scans Reveal Brain Abnormalities in Fibromyalgia Patients
    (03-Nov-2008)
    Finding offers more evidence that the condition is 'real,' researchers say

  • Cymbalta Approved for Fibromyalgia
    (16-Jun-2008)
    Affects about 5 million Americans

  • Aquatic Exercises May Ease Fibromyalgia
    (22-Feb-2008)
    Exercise in heated pool brought relief from chronic pain, study found

  • 1st U.S. Drug Approved for Fibromyalgia
    (21-Jun-2007)
    Millions have the painful condition

  • Evidence Shows Fibromyalgia Pain Is Real: Experts
    (18-Dec-2006)
    And yet many patients still face skepticism from doctors

  • Health Tip: Treating Fibromyalgia
    (19-Jul-2006)
    Combination of lifestyle changes and medication may reduce symptoms

  • Acupuncture Effective for Fibromyalgia
    (25-Aug-2005)
    Study finds short-term benefits, indicating need for extended treatment

  • Parkinson's Drug Eases Fibromyalgia Pain
    (29-Jul-2005)
    More than 40% of those who took pramipexole reported 50% drop in pain, study says

  • Fibromylgia Doesn't Mean Inactivity, Study Finds
    (08-FEB-2005)
    Most patients moved around as much as healthy controls

  • Fibromyalgia: New Insights Into a Misunderstood Ailment
    (01-JAN-2005)
    Health experts recommend sleep, nutrition goals for sufferers

  • New Antidepressant Aids Fibromyalgia Sufferers
    (09-SEP-2004)
    Duloxetine helped women but not men, study finds