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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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

Gabapentinoid medications increasingly prescribed off-label for adults with cancer

Gabapentinoid medications increasingly prescribed off-label for adults with cancer

New tool records and tracks microbiome growth

New tool records and tracks microbiome growth

Gut microbiome changes with cooking of plant foods, says new study

Gut microbiome changes with cooking of plant foods, says new study

Study finds nearly one in three patients with lupus uses prescription opioids for pain

Study finds nearly one in three patients with lupus uses prescription opioids for pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

New book from Mayo Clinic Press helps fibromyalgia patients find solutions to better health

New book from Mayo Clinic Press helps fibromyalgia patients find solutions to better health

In search of age-friendly health care, finding room for improvement

In search of age-friendly health care, finding room for improvement