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Juvenile Fibromyalgia Pain Treatment Enhanced By Psychosocial Impact Therapies

Juvenile Fibromyalgia Pain Treatment Enhanced By Psychosocial Impact Therapies

Novel psychosocial therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy that have been effective in adults with fibromyalgia need additional neuromuscular fitness training to overcome catastrophizing and fear of exercise in adolescents.

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Smoking Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia

Smoking Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia

Smoking tobacco is a risk factor for cognitive dysfunction in patients with fibromyalgia.

Blunted Cardiovascular Stress Reactivity in Fibromyalgia With Comorbid PTSD

Blunted Cardiovascular Stress Reactivity in Fibromyalgia With Comorbid PTSD

For women with fibromyalgia, comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder may contribute to blunted cardiovascular reactivity to stress.

Increasing TENS Stimulation Intensity May Benefit Women With Fibromyalgia

Increasing TENS Stimulation Intensity May Benefit Women With Fibromyalgia

Increases in stimulation intensity for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may benefit women with fibromyalgia-related pain, particularly older women and women with anxiety.

Internet-Delivered Exposure Therapy Cost-Effective for Patients With Fibromyalgia

Internet-Delivered Exposure Therapy Cost-Effective for Patients With Fibromyalgia

In a randomized control trial, researchers found that internet-delivered exposure therapy was more cost-effective for patients with fibromyalgia than a waitlist control, which did not involve any treatment during the experimental phase of the study.

Endocannabinoids May Be Elevated in Women With Fibromyalgia

Endocannabinoids May Be Elevated in Women With Fibromyalgia

Women with fibromyalgia were found to have elevated levels of endocannabinoidome lipid mediators.

Mirtazapine for Fibromyalgia: An Effective Treatment Option?

Mirtazapine for Fibromyalgia: An Effective Treatment Option?

Mirtazapine is a central alpha-2 antagonist currently FDA-approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

Catastrophizing, Fibromyalgia, and the Cognitive Modulation of Pain

Catastrophizing, Fibromyalgia, and the Cognitive Modulation of Pain

Pain catastrophizing may be associated with a reduced ability to effectively distract the mind from pain in patients with fibromyalgia.

Tai Chi Beats Aerobic Exercise in Fibromyalgia

Tai Chi Beats Aerobic Exercise in Fibromyalgia

Improvement in fibromyalgia impact questionnaire scores was greater for combined tai chi groups.

Comorbid Fibromyalgia and Axial Spondyloarthritis: Response to TNF Blocker Therapy

Comorbid Fibromyalgia and Axial Spondyloarthritis: Response to TNF Blocker Therapy

Researchers sought to confirm whether concomitant fibromyalgia has a negative effect on TNF blocker response.

New Blood Test Shows High Accuracy for Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

New Blood Test Shows High Accuracy for Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

A new blood test called IsolateFibromyalgia, which uses RNA data to identify fibromyalgia, has been released by IQuity.