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  1. Study: Acupuncture No Help for Fibromyalgia

    July 5, 2005 -- Traditional Chinese acupuncture may have little effect at relieving the pain of fibromyalgia. Researchers compared the effects of true acupuncture to three forms of fake acupuncture in people with fibromyalgia. They found true acupuncture didn't offer any significant pain relief bene

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  2. Cough Drug May Help Fibromyalgia Pain

    May 23, 2005 -- An ingredient found in over-the-counter cough medicines may help ease the pain of fibromyalgia, according to new research from the University of Florida. Fibromyalgia patients who took dextromethorphan experienced temporary reductions in the intensity of pain associated with minor re

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  3. Being Active Won't Worsen Fibromyalgia

    Jan. 26, 2005 -- People with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions may be more active than they think they are, according to a new study. "When you ask people with fibromyalgia about their level of function in terms of activity levels, they'll report a lower function than almost any other g

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  4. Help for Breastfeeding Moms With Fibromyalgia

    Sept. 23, 2004 -- Breastfeeding may sound like the most natural thing in the world, but many women find it harder than expected. Mothers with fibromyalgia often have an especially tough time with breastfeeding, according to a new study. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread

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  5. Posttraumatic Stress, Fibromyalgia Linked

    June 10, 2004 -- The mysterious chronic pain condition fibromyalgia is widely thought of as a woman's disease, but new research suggests it is also common among men with posttraumatic stress disorder. In a study of male Israeli war veterans, half of the men with combat-related PTSD also had the tend

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  6. Fibromyalgia Comes in 3 Shapes and Sizes

    Oct. 3, 3003 -- Mood problems have traditionally been thought to be among the most common fibromyalgia symptoms. But now researchers are saying that psychological disturbances are actually found in only a small number of patients. Researchers identified three distinct subtypes of fibromyalgia sympto

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  7. Body Pain Linked to Higher Cancer Rates

    June 2, 2003 -- Fibromyalgia patients and other people with unexplained body pain may be at increased risk for cancer. A study from the U.K. shows that people with body pain who had never been diagnosed with cancer subsequently had a higher incidence of cancer and reduced cancer survival, compared w

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  8. Fibromyalgia Patients Feel More Pain

    April 30, 2003 -- People who suffer from fibromyalgia appear to feel pain more acutely than others, suggesting that brain hypersensitivity plays a key role in the disease. Swiss researchers say findings from their new study support the use of antidepressants that target the brain's pain sensitivity

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  9. Exercise Can Ease Fibromyalgia

    July 25, 2002 -- Take two laps and call me in the morning. That's the message of a new study that shows people with fibromyalgia can reduce their own pain and discomfort by following a regular exercise routine. Fibromyalgia is a common and debilitating condition that affects about 1% of the populati

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  10. Growth Hormone Eases Fibromyalgia Pain

    June 27, 2002 -- For anyone with fibromyalgia, effective treatment is elusive and the quest is frustrating. Research has shown that the illness may be due to low levels of growth hormone. And now, new research shows that growth hormone injections can relieve the pain and stiffness that comes with fi

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