Fibromyalgia Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Fibromyalgia. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Fibromyalgia or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Abdominal Pain Abdominal pain is pain in the belly and can be acute or chronic. Causes include inflammation, distention of an organ, and loss...learn more »
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    Abdominal Pain Article
    • Abdominal pain facts
    • What is abdominal pain?
    • What causes abdominal pain?
    • How is the cause of abdominal pain diagnosed?
    • Characteristics, symptoms, and signs of the abdominal pain
    • Associated signs and symptoms of abdominal pain
    • Physical examination
    • Exams and tests
    • Special problem in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) of diagnosing the cause of abdominal pain
    • Why can diagnosis of the cause of abdominal pain be difficult?
    • How can I help my doctor to determine the cause of my abdominal pain?
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a disorder of the muscles and joints that causes pain and stiffness in the arms, neck, shoulders,...learn more »
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    Polymyalgia Rheumatica Article
    • Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis facts
    • What is polymyalgia rheumatica?
    • What causes polymyalgia rheumatica?
    • What are symptoms and signs of polymyalgia rheumatica?
    • How is polymyalgia rheumatica diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica?
    • What is the prognosis (outlook) for patients with polymyalgia rheumatica?
    • Can polymyalgia be prevented?
    • What are complications of polymyalgia rheumatica?
    • What is giant cell arteritis?
    • What causes giant cell arteritis?
    • What are symptoms of giant cell arteritis?
    • How is giant cell arteritis diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for giant cell arteritis?
    • What is the prognosis for patients with giant cell arteritis?
    • Can giant cell arteritis be prevented?
    • What are complications of giant cell arteritis?
  • Migraine Migraine is usually periodic attacks of headaches on one or both sides of the head. These may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting,...learn more »
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    Migraine Article
    • What is a migraine headache?
    • What are the symptoms of migraine headaches?
    • What are some of the variants of migraine headaches?
    • How is a migraine headache diagnosed?
    • How are migraine headaches treated?
    • What is the treatment for moderate to severe migraine headaches?
    • What other medications are used for treating migraine headaches?
    • How are migraine headaches prevented?
    • What are migraine triggers?
    • What should migraine sufferers do?
    • What are prophylactic medications for migraine headaches?
    • What is the proper way to use preventive medications?
    • What is the treatment for menstrual migraine?
    • Conclusions
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is a common gastrointestinal disorder involving abnormal gut contractions (motility) characterized...learn more »
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    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Article
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) facts
    • What is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • What causes irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • What are symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • What are the complications of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • How is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) diagnosed?
    • How is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) treated?
    • Constipation medications
    • Diarrhea medications
    • Abdominal pain medications
    • Psychotropic drugs
    • Psychological treatments
    • IBS Diet
    • Is there a relationship between IBS and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth?
    • What is a reasonable approach to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
    • What is in the future for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
  • Fatigue Fatigue is a common health complaint by individuals. Fatigue is also referred to as feeling weary, tired, exhausted, lethargic,...learn more »
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    Fatigue Article
    • Fatigue Overview
    • Fatigue Causes
    • Fatigue Symptoms
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Fatigue Diagnosis
    • Fatigue Treatment
    • Fatigue Medical Treatment
    • Fatigue Prevention
    • Fatigue Prognosis
    • Authors and Editors
  • Depression Depression is a mental illness that affects 19 million Americans annually. Causes are genetic, environmental, and biological....learn more »
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    Depression Article
    • Types of Depression
    • Depression Facts/Statistics
    • Causes of Depression
    • Symptoms and Signs of Depression
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Depression Diagnosis
    • Depression Treatment
    • Self-Care at Home
    • Medical Treatment
    • Depression Medications
    • Other Therapy for Depression
    • Alternative Treatments, Complementary Therapies, and Electroconvulsive Therapy
    • Follow-up
    • Depression Prevention
    • Depression Prognosis
    • Getting Help: Support Groups and Counseling
    • For More Information
  • Stress Everyone is familiar with stress. We experience it in varying forms and degrees every day. In small doses, stress can actually be...learn more »
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    Stress Article
    • Stress Overview
    • Stress Causes
    • Stress Symptoms
    • When to Seek Medical Care for Stress
    • Stress Diagnosis
    • Stress Treatment
    • Self-Care at Home
    • Medical Treatment
    • Follow-up
    • Stress Prevention
    • Stress Prognosis
    • For More Information on Stress
    • Web Links
    • Authors and Editors