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Alleviating Fibromyalgia-Related Muscle Pain Through Nutrition

Alleviating Fibromyalgia-Related Muscle Pain Through Nutrition

Providing guidance to improve dietary behavior, which may include supplementation to achieve an optimal nutritional status, can contribute to improved control of fibromyalgia symptoms.

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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.

Acupuncture May Be Effective on Pain, Fatigue Associated With Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture May Be Effective on Pain, Fatigue Associated With Fibromyalgia

A group acupuncture program may represent a safe, tolerated and effective management strategy for women with fibromyalgia by providing greater improvement in global symptom impact, pain, and fatigue compared with education.

Weight Loss in Obesity: An Effect on Pain?

Weight Loss in Obesity: An Effect on Pain?

Weight loss may result in improved pain, symptom severity, depression, and fibromyalgia scores in patients with obesity.

Understanding Fibromyalgia for Optimal Patient Care

Understanding Fibromyalgia for Optimal Patient Care

Fibromyalgia — which affects an estimated 4% to 10% of the US population, with a 7-time higher prevalence in women vs men — has remained a clinically nebulous entity, and one that is very difficult to manage effectively.

On the Importance of Screening for ADHD in Patients With Fibromyalgia

On the Importance of Screening for ADHD in Patients With Fibromyalgia

Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder frequently co-occurs with fibromyalgia syndrome and may negatively affect FMS-related morbidity.

Pregabalin Monotherapy Superior to Opioids With or Without Pregabalin in Patients With Fibromyalgia

Pregabalin Monotherapy Superior to Opioids With or Without Pregabalin in Patients With Fibromyalgia

The use of pregabalin alone vs pregabalin plus opioids or opioids alone may result in more favorable outcomes in terms of pain interference and pain severity in patients with fibromyalgia.