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  • Afshar B (2002). Clearing the fog section of Relieving symptoms. In Good Living with Fibromyalgia, pp. 18–19. Atlanta: Arthritis Foundation.

  • Arnold LM, et al. (2007). Gabapentin in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 56(4): 1336–1344.

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