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    1. Antidepressants May Help Some Depressed Fibromyalgia Patients

      April 6, 2000 (New York) -- Some -- but not necessarily all -- of the millions of Americans with fibromyalgia may benefit from antidepressants, according to a review article in the March/April issue of the journal Psychosomatics. Antidepressants may help elevate mood, improve quality of sleep, and r

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    2. Fibromyalgia Is Common, Painful Problem for Millions of Women

      Dec. 6, 1999 (New York) -- Fibromyalgia is a chronic, painful condition that affects an estimated 3.7 million people in the U.S., most of whom are women. However, no single treatment has been established, leaving doctors and their patients with little choice but to mix and match a variety of drug an

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    3. Fibromyalgia 10 Years Later: Medical Community Still Puzzled

      Nov. 16, 1999 (Cleveland) - For fibromyalgia sufferers who think their condition doesn?t receive adequate attention from the medical community, a new report only fuels the fire. The diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia -- and even whether it exists at all -- continue to generate controversy among

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    4. Low-Dose Hydrocortisone May Also Ease CFIDS Symptoms

      Nov. 16, 1999 (Atlanta) -- People with chronic fatigue and immune disease syndrome (CFIDS) have abnormally low corticosteroid levels. However, giving cortisone (cortisol, called hydrocortisone in medications) to correct CFIDS typically reduces adrenal function -- a side effect that can eventually ca

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    5. Fibromyalgia: Malfunctions in Two Key Body Systems May Contribute to Disorder

      Nov. 16, 1999 (New York) -- According to the findings of a recent study, women with fibromyalgia may have malfunctions in two key systems -- the autonomic ("automatic" or self-controlling) nervous system and the HPA axis, which regulates production of certain hormones and the body?s response to stre

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