Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, and multiple tender points.
What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic painful condition that leads to pain at specific tender points or all over the body.

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Inventor gender gap partially responsible for many missing female-focused inventions

Inventor gender gap partially responsible for many missing female-focused inventions

New mobile app could be useful in assessing symptom severity in chronic fatigue syndrome

New mobile app could be useful in assessing symptom severity in chronic fatigue syndrome

Many people with fibromyalgia substitute CBD for opioids and pain medications, finds study

Many people with fibromyalgia substitute CBD for opioids and pain medications, finds study

Are women more likely to develop long COVID?

Are women more likely to develop long COVID?

Researchers explore virtual reality technology for treating chronic pain

Researchers explore virtual reality technology for treating chronic pain

Survey: CDC's opioid prescribing guideline for pain treatment should be revoked

Survey: CDC's opioid prescribing guideline for pain treatment should be revoked

Doctors scramble to understand long Covid, but causes and prognosis are elusive

Doctors scramble to understand long Covid, but causes and prognosis are elusive

Potential treatment strategies for patients suffering long-term COVID-19 symptoms

Potential treatment strategies for patients suffering long-term COVID-19 symptoms

Immunologic modeling of COVID-19 severity and chronicity

Immunologic modeling of COVID-19 severity and chronicity

Long-term opioid use cannot treat chronic pain, has serious health consequences

Long-term opioid use cannot treat chronic pain, has serious health consequences

Fibromyalgia during COVID-19, anxiety and pain

Fibromyalgia during COVID-19, anxiety and pain

Some of the main osteoporosis treatments could have a protective effect against COVID-19

Some of the main osteoporosis treatments could have a protective effect against COVID-19

New dietary intervention improves pain and other symptoms in veterans with Gulf War Illness

New dietary intervention improves pain and other symptoms in veterans with Gulf War Illness

Telemedicine helps patients with chronic pain receive support during lockdown

Telemedicine helps patients with chronic pain receive support during lockdown

Free clinics try to fill gaps as COVID sweeps away job-based insurance

Free clinics try to fill gaps as COVID sweeps away job-based insurance

Researchers identify mechanism that explains why women experience more pain than men

Researchers identify mechanism that explains why women experience more pain than men

Cancer chemical from common gut microbe

Cancer chemical from common gut microbe

Female domestic abuse survivors have increased risk of mortality from all causes

Female domestic abuse survivors have increased risk of mortality from all causes

Inflammation detected in the brains of veterans with Gulf War Illness

Inflammation detected in the brains of veterans with Gulf War Illness

Electrical nerve stimulation may help women with fibromyalgia

Electrical nerve stimulation may help women with fibromyalgia