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Friday , January 22 2021

Fibromyalgia

The Fatigue of Fibromyalgia is not a simple fatigue

The fatigue experienced when you have fibromyalgia goes beyond “normal tiredness,” according to a recent publication in the journal BMC – Musculo-skeletal disorders. The researchers wanted to understand in greater detail the fatigue that occurs in fibromyalgia and the impact it has on our lives. After conducting a series of …

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Silicone Breast Associated with Fibromyalgia, Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. More Evidence Needed, Study Says

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are more common in people with silicone breast implants than in those with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and no implants, according to a study. This suggests that silicone may trigger immune responses that increase the risk of developing either of the conditions. However, researchers noted, more …

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FDA Approves Duloxetine for Fibromyalgia-Pain Relief

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Duloxetine, a generic version of Cymbalta (duloxetine), for treating fibromyalgia, depression, and anxiety, according to the generic’s maker, Solco Healthcare U.S. In addition to fibromyalgia, Duloxetine, the active ingredient in Cymbalta, is used to treat serious depression in adults, and anxiety in adults and children 7 years and …

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Fibromyalgia Linked to Gut Bacteria for First Time

Scientists have found a correlation between a disease involving chronic pain and alterations in the gut microbiome. Fibromyalgia affects 2-4 percent of the population and has no known cure. Symptoms include fatigue, impaired sleep and cognitive difficulties, but the disease is most clearly characterized by widespread chronic pain. In a …

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Fibromyalgia, the Optic Nerve, and Neuro-degeneration

Are the eyes the window to whatever’s going wrong with the brain in fibromyalgia? Research published in 2015 and 2016 suggests that it just might be. Fibromyalgia is widely believed to be a condition of the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal column. It also includes the eyes and …

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Is your fibromyalgia coming from your gut?

Fibromyalgia is a very common problem presenting itself as pain and tenderness in the muscles, ligaments and connective tissue. Patients experience muscular pain that is similar to what results from injury or muscle overuse. You can feel like you’ve been beaten up or lifted heavyweights, when you’ve done no such thing. …

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