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White Blood Cells Test Can Detect Fibromyalgia: New Findings

Suffering from fibromyalgia means dealing with pain, sleep disturbances, depression, and thinking and memory problems. Just as hard can be the skepticism from friends, family and the medical community who doubt the validity of the disease itself. Little-understood and often misdiagnosed, fibromyalgia affects about 2 percent of the population, according to the Centers for Disease …

Workout Stay Fit and Beat your Fibromyalgia

Best Exercises for Fibromyalgia Get active Walk Heat Stretch Lift lightly Fibro fitness can reduce pain Fibromyalgia causes chronic body pain. The constant muscle and tissue tenderness can also lead to sleep problems. Shooting pains that may be quite severe originate from parts of your body known as “tender points.” The painful areas can include …

Fibromyalgia Can Mask Chronic Inflammatory Disease of the Spine and Pelvis, Study Suggests

Fibromyalgia symptoms can mask the presence of chronic inflammatory disease affecting the joints of the pelvis and spine, according to new research. The study, titled “Prevalence of Axial Spondyloarthritis Among Patients With Fibromyalgia: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study With Application of the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis International Society Classification Criteria,” was published in the journal Arthritis …

Endocannabinoid Deficiency Suspected As Cause For Fibromyalgia

By:Leslie Kahn For decades, since fibromyalgia disproportionately affected women, those who suffered with its often debilitating effects were often labeled as “hysterical women.” Many doctors would not even acknowledge that it was a legitimate physical disorder and called women hypochondriacs. It was often referred to as a “psychosomatic disorder.” Over the decades, the medical community …

Fibromyalgia Is Finally Recognized As An Official Real Disease

Fibromyalgia finally has its own official diagnostic code in the ICD-10-CM codes formally adopted in the U.S.ICD-10-CM, which stands for International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification, is a list of diagnostic codes provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the National Center for Health Statistics to be used for medical reporting …

Hypervigilance In Fibromyalgia.What It Is?

By Adrienne Dellwo | Reviewed by Grant Hughes, MD Hypervigilance is a state of being constantly tense, on guard, and exceptionally aware of your environment. A small but growing body of research suggests that hypervigilance is a feature of fibromyalgia and may contribute to the common symptom of sensory overload. The idea is that our brains become overly aware of …

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