Fibromyalgia

Pitfalls Associated with Diagnosing Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Fibromyalgia in Young Obese Patients

July 30, 2019

Fibromyalgia and polymyalgia rheumatica are distinctly different, but in a case report described in the May 8 issue of the American Journal of Case Reports, Fawad Aslam, M.D., of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and colleagues describe a confusing case of a 30-year-old woman.

Fibromyalgia Pain & Cognitive Impairment: New Insights

January 07, 2019

Recent studies address two of the most troubling symptoms of fibromyalgia: pain and cognitive impairment.

Therapy for Insomnia May Have CNS Benefits in Fibromyalgia

October 05, 2018

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia may slow or even reverse the atrophy of cortical gray matter associated with fibromyalgia.

Physical Activity Is No Panacea for Fibromyalgia

September 20, 2018

Moderate physical activity improved function and quality of life but failed to have the expected impact on pain.

Fibromyalgia: A Primary Care Approach

June 26, 2018

Your patient presents with widespread pain, joint stiffness, fatigue, and mood disturbances. Your next step?

Tai Chi Tops Exercise as Fibromyalgia Treatment

May 21, 2018

Although aerobic exercise is the most frequently recommended non-drug treatment for fibromyalgia, tai chi may be more effective.

Quiz: What Do You Know About Fibromyalgia?

April 24, 2018

Recent studies have shed light on the pathophysiology, clinical diagnosis, and effective management of fibromyalgia. Are you up-to-date?

Fibromyalgia Pain: New Insights, New Hope

April 13, 2018

Which type of physical activity best relieves symptoms? What underlies the hypersensitivity of fibromyalgia? Recent studies offer answers.

Fibromyalgia: The Long and Winding Road

January 26, 2018

Complete remission remains an elusive goal.

Painful Partners: Spondyloarthritis and Fibromyalgia

January 22, 2018

The implications for disease activity and quality of life when these disorders coexist.

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