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Expert Urges Women to Be Self-Advocates in Managing Pain

Pain in your neck. Pain in your back. Pain during that time of the month. We've all had pain, some of us more than others. But how much do you…

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The Impact of Fibromyalgia: New Survey Findings

Results from Women Expressing Fibromyalgia's Effects on their Everyday Lives (WE FEEL), illuminate the private, prolonged, and often agonizing, physical and emotional struggles that women with fibromyalgia face. The survey…

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Fibromyalgia: 3 Strategies for Workplace Success

Juggling a career—and social life, family, and the demands of fibromyalgia--can be challenging. Find the help you need from Jenni Prokopy—a woman living with the chronic, widespread pain and fatigue…

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Fibromyalgia Takes Different Tolls on Different People

Fibromyalgia patients, who suffer pain in the muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons, are not all the same and can be classified into three distinct subgroups, a new study suggests. Researchers…

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Anger, Sadness Increase Pain in Women With Fibromyalgia

Negative emotions increase pain responses in women with and without fibromyalgia (FM), while combined treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy and a tailored exercise program can improve outcome in FM, according…

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Fibromyalgia: New Insights Into a Misunderstood Ailment

Fibromyalgia was once dismissed by many traditional medical practitioners as a phantom illness. But that view is changing rapidly. Not only is fibromyalgia accepted as a diagnosable illness, it is…

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More Clues To Fibromyalgia Pain

More Clues To Fibromyalgia Pain Fibromyalgia patients have more "connectivity" between brain networks and regions of the brain involved in pain processing, which may help explain why sufferers feel pain…

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Scans Reveal Brain Abnormalities in Fibromyalgia Patients

Researchers have detected abnormalities in the brains of people with fibromyalgia, a complex, chronic condition characterized by muscle pain and fatigue. "We showed in our study that the functional abnormalities…

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