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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Buttock Pain
- Arm Pain
- Joint Pain
- Muscle Pain (Myalgia)
- Hip Pain
- Shoulder Pain
- Fatigue, Tiredness, and Lethargy
- Stiff Neck
- Lower Back Pain
- Frequent Urination
- Chest Pain
- Joint Stiffness
- Unsteady Gait
- Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)
- Memory Loss
- How to Choose a Doctor
- Chronic Pain
- Doctor: Checklist to Take To Your Doctor's Appointment
- Fibromyalgia: Dreaming of a Pain-Free Christmas
- Fibromyalgia: Tips for Daily Living
- Fibromyalgia and the Mind-Body-Spirit Connection
- Fibromyalgia Update -- Kim Jones, PhD, RN, FNP -- 02/25/03
- Doctor: Getting the Most from Your Doctor's Appointment
- Depression FAQs
- Fibromyalgia FAQs
- Chronic Fatigue FAQs
- Fibromyalgia Treatment...Methods Using Available Medicines
- Fibromyalgia - 2001 National Meeting Reports
- Fibromyalgia 2002 Arthritis Conference Report
- Fibromyalgia: 2004 Perspectives
- National Arthritis Meeting 2004
- Hypnosis In Medicine
- Fibromyalgia Treatments Without Drugs
- Can Paxil Treat Fibromyalgia Pain?
- What's The Difference Between Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia?
- Sciatica Pain Vs. Fibromyalgia Pain: What Are The Differences?
- Can Costochondritis Swelling Extend to the Neck & Back?
- Is There a Test for Fibromyalgia?
- How Do I Treat Fibromyalgia Pain?
- Fibromyalgia: 3 Things to Do
- Why Am I So Tired? The Many Causes of Fatigue
- Fibromyalgia: 2005 Arthritis Conference Highlights
- Fibromyalgia & IBS - Audio Newsletter October 2005
- Fibromyalgia - Monitoring Medicine Audio Segment
Medications & Supplements
- Lyrica vs. Gabapentin: Differences between Pain Relief and Uses
- Tramadol: for Pain (Ultram, Ultram ER, Conzip)
- gabapentin (Neurontin)
- Antidepressants (Depression Medications)
- lorazepam (Ativan)
- Lyrica (pregabalin)
- naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)
- amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep)
- duloxetine, Cymbalta
- tramadol and acetaminophen, Ultracet
- Cymbalta vs. Wellbutrin Comparison
- Drug Interactions
- Beta Blocker Side Effects (Adverse Effects)
- Celexa vs. Cymbalta (Comparison of Differences and Similarities)
- cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril, Amrix, Fexmid)
- fluoxetine, Prozac, Sarafem, Prozac Weekly
- desvenlafaxine (Pristiq, Khedezla)
- naltrexone hcl - oral
- doxepin (Sinequan and Adapin are discontinued brand in the US; Silenor)
- memantine, Namenda, Namenda XR
- desipramine, Norpramin
- milnacipran, Savella
- Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Savella (milnacipran)
Prevention & Wellness
- Brain Scans Suggest Pain of Fibromyalgia Isn't Imaginary
- Tai Chi Beats Aerobics for Fibromyalgia Pain
- Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
- Too Few New Antibiotics in Development: WHO
- Lady Gaga Has Fibromyalgia
- Doctors May Be Over-Prescribing Seizure Drugs to Treat Pain
- How Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Wears Patients Out
- Are There Two Forms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
- FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy
- Health Tip: Get a Massage
- Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women
- Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds
- Beware Whole Body Cryotherapy Claims, FDA Warns
- Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More
- Pain, Epilepsy Drug Lyrica May Increase Birth Defects Risk, Study Suggests
- Acupuncture May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Finds
- Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary
- Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
- Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
- Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say
- Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
- Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients
- Most Teens With Fibromyalgia Suffer Pain, Fatigue as Adults
- Vitamin D Supplements May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain: Study
- Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently
- Fibromyalgia Might Be Harder on Younger Patients, Study Finds
- Lyrica May Ease Pain for Depressed Fibromyalgia Patients
- A Blood Test for Fibromyalgia?
- Fibromyalgia Might Be Harder on Younger Patients, Study Finds
- New Clues to Fibromyalgia's Causes
- Weather Doesn't Trigger Fibromyalgia Symptoms, Study Finds
- Exercise May Ease Pain of Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
- For First Time, Pain 'Signature' Spotted on Brain MRIs
- Antidepressant Lessens Chemo-Related Pain
- Is Childhood Intelligence Linked to Pain Problems in Adulthood?
- Health Tip: Help Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms
- Health Tip: Living With Fibromyalgia
- Health Tip: Defining Fibromyalgia
- 1 in 10 Fibromyalgia Patients Uses Marijuana to Ease Pain
- Adjusting Your Attitude About Chronic Pain May Help You Sleep
- Fatigue Not a Factor in Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Says
- Poor Sleep Heightens 'Ringing Ear' Disease Symptoms: Study
- Obesity Linked to Worse Fibromyalgia Symptoms
- Tai Chi Improves Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
- Does Obesity Cause Pain?
- Exercise, Talk Therapy by Phone May Help Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain
- Spouse's Reaction May Affect Pain Management
- Women's Sleep Problems Linked to Fibromyalgia Risk
- Study Suggests Exercise May Help Memory of Fibromyalgia Patients
- Muscle Relaxant May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain
- Talk Therapy Plus Self-Help May Fight Pain
- Combination Therapy Needed to Fight Chronic Pain
- Chronic Pain of Fibromyalgia Takes Toll on Everyday Life
- Fibromyalgia, Restless Legs Syndrome Overlap
- Arthritis on the Increase; Obesity Partly to Blame
- Tai Chi: Best Fibromyalgia Treatment?
- More Clues To Fibromyalgia Pain
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the Brain
- Sleeping Pill May Treat Fibromyalgia Pain
- People With Fibromyalgia Prone to Falls
- Health Tip: If You Have Fibromyalgia
- Obesity May Raise Risk of Fibromyalgia
- Fibromyalgia Gets Worse During Menstruation
- Health Tip: If You Have Fibromyalgia
- Short Bursts of Activity Ease Fibromyalgia
- Savella Approved for Fibromyalgia
- Antidepressants Help Treat Fibromyalgia
- Cymbalta Approved for Fibromyalgia
- Aquatic Exercises May Ease Fibromyalgia
- Pot Drug May Cut Fibromyalgia Pain
- Fibromyalgia: FDA OKs Lyrica as 1st Fibromyalgia Drug
- Evidence Shows Fibromyalgia Pain Is Real: Experts
- Fibromyalgia Pain: It's for Real
- Study: Acupuncture Helps Fibromyalgia
- Fibromyalgia, a New Drug Helps
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