Lists all references to fibromyalgia on the AR site.
Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that affects more women than men. People affected have widespread aches and pains in their muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is also known as "muscular rheumatism", "soft tissue rheumatism" and "neurasthenia".
Fibromyalgia: Myth or Fact? For many years, experts knew little about this mysterious disease. Can you separate the fibromyalgia myths from the facts?
The Environmental Illness Resource is an information resource and interactive community site for people suffering from a range of chronic multi-system illnesses which are poorly understood and for which there is currently very limited healthcare available. This includes Fibromyalgia.
Our mission is to educate people about Fibromyalgia Syndrome (Fibro), including people with Fibro, their family, friends and carers, healthcare professionals and the public at large, as well as providing support to patients.
The Fibromyalgia Association UK (FMA UK) is a non-profit making organisation working towards raising awareness of fibromyalgia (FM) in the UK.
Professor John E. Davies is Medical Director of our Clinics in London, Bristol, and Oxford. He qualified as a Medical Doctor at Guys Hospital, London, where he is still a Consultant Physician. Professor Davies has many years experience treating Fibromyalgia and ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
For Private referrals to see Professor Davies at our FM Clinic and a free information pack contact the Clinic Manager: Daniel Austen, on 07777 654436 or e-mail email@example.com
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About the Clinics and treatments offered.
For NHS referrals to see Professor Davies for pain or fatigue please get your GP to contact - Professor John E. Davies, NHS Clinic at Guys Hospital, FM (Fibromyalgia) Clinic, Department of Rheumatology, 4th Floor, Tower Wing, Guys Hospital, St Thomas Street, London. SE1 9RT
Tel: 0207 188 5884. His NHS Clinics are on Mondays.
"Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain all over the body. The condition affects the muscles, tendons and ligaments (bands of tissue that connect bone to bone), resulting in widespread pain, fatigue and extreme sensitivity to pain."
Yes, the NHS DOES recognise fibro!! Tell your doctor this.
Provision of world-wide support and holistic healing for sufferers from ME, CFS, PVS, CFIDS & FM
Raising awareness of fibromyalgia within the press and media, including producing a celebrities calendar for 2009
World ME & FM Prayer and Meditation Day - The event takes place on the first Monday of every month between 12 noon and 12.30, or at any other time during this day if noon is unsuitable for you.
Absolutely everything you need to know about Fibromyalgia
n this overview of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), we'll explain the symptoms. We'll talk about diagnosis and treatment. We'll also explain the impact fibromyalgia has on lives.
Dominie Soo Bush's 100 Tips for Coping with Fibromyalgia and Insomnia
Have you ever gone to your doctor concerned about some new symptom, only to be told "It's just part of your fibromyalgia?" - Sometimes, though, it's not - and allowing your doctor to write off everything as "just fibro" can be hazardous to your health.
Our mission is to participate in activities that increase awareness and understanding of fibromyalgia in the public, medical community and patient population and to organize charitable activities to specifically fund research and education that could lead to finding a cure or more effective treatments for fibromyalgia. We are pleased to report that we have reached the initial stages of each aspect of our mission.
Fibromyalgia is an often misunderstood, even unrecognized, disorder that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness which tends to come and go, and move about the body. This common and chronic condition also can be associated with fatigue, sleep disturbances and memory problems.
Christine Miserandino's story about how she explained living with Chronic Illness to her best friend.
Focus on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) & Fibromyalgia
Devin Starlanyl's Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial pain web site is a must visit site. Devin is the author of many excellent fibromyalgia books. She really is an expert in this field.
Shedding Light on the Cognitive Underpinnings of Fibromyalgia Memory Loss
This Web Site belongs to a lady who calls herself a fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome survivor. It is absolutely full of extremely useful tips and information.
Helping Others Help Themselves. Important Health Information - March 2007. Are Fibromyalgia Patients Crazy?
Your source for information and eduacation about chronic widespread pain.
Fibromyalgia Resource Information
The NFA and Pfizer have partnered on an educational campaign to help raise awareness of fibromyalgia.
This campaign is supported through a sponsorship from Pfizer. Fibromyalgia is explained simply but poignantly.
A place we call "home" with awesome people and awesome information on FMS - everything from A to Z."
Dedicated to the belief that FM/CF Syndrome are Reversible. You can help Yourself!
The Fibromyalgia Information Foundation (FIF) is a not-for-profit foundation, registered in the State of Oregon, whose directors are University Researchers engaged in the day to day management of fibromyalgia patients. We are actively involved in research projects to further understand the cause of fibromyalgia symptoms and develop effective treatments.
New technology has begun to unravel the truths about this mysterious disorder. It’s time to dispel the myths and clarify the facts.
Provides educational materials on fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and a quarterly Fibromyalgia Network newsletter
Fibromyalgia is not well understood by the medical community. It is known, though, that certain people are more at risk of developing fibromyalgia than others. The symptoms of fibromyalgia can include everything from widespread pain to fatigue; menstrual pain to sleep disturbances. Because of the variety of fibromyalgia symptoms, there are a number of associated conditions linked to fibromyalgia.
We focus on two objectives. The first objective, the most important, is to assist in finding the cause and cure for FM/CFS/ME and not to stop until the cure is found. The second objective is to provide resources to assist and inform those people affected by FM/CFS/ME how to live a better life.
The educational website recommended in books and websites by professionals around the world
How to explain your condition to those who share your life.
FrontiersNews.org is the online supplement to Fibromyalgia Frontiers, the popular quarterly journal of the National Fibromyalgia Partnership (NFP). On this website, you will find a variety of information on short news topics.
It has been found that patients with fibromyalgia have abnormally high levels of yeast and fungal metabolites in the urine. One of these is tartaric acid. This compound can be elevated as high as 50 times normal in adults with fibromyalgia.
Real help with Fibromyalgia by natural methods.
Pro Health's web site is the world's largest resource for Fibromyalgia (FMS) and M.E. with free access to over 5,500 articles, research abstracts, and physician interviews, in addition to message boards and chat rooms, and over 300 specailty products
Disrespectful Medical Treatment and Tips For Working With Your Physician
Learning how to manage your pain is the key to living a full and active life. Your guide to managing symptoms and living with chronic pain day to day.
Joy's World's best resource site for Fibromyalgia survivors
Begin a New Journey. Learn How to Help Manage Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Resource site of links to Fibromyalgia Tips
A diagnosis, a sense of humor, and family support help Dawn Conway cope with fibromyalgia.
See What's Inside the Fibromyalgia Health Center
A comprehensive site with articles on multi-aspects of fibro.
Fibromyalgia tells it's own story!
Tee shirts and Fibro information - raising awareness and money for research
The National Fibromyalgia Association organization's mission is to develop and execute programs
dedicated to improving the quality of life for people affected by fibromyalgia.
Patient Alliance for Neuroendocrineimmune Disorders Organisation for Research and Advocacy
Your most comprehensive resource for fibromyalgia information.
'I Hurt All Over' - by Mirinda J. Kossoff
'Is It All in My Head?' - by Melissa Schorr
Rate your health issues - the findings may surprise you! Fibromyalgia - Chronic Fatigue - Allergies - and more!
People with any chronic illness tend to develop a set of self-defeating vicious cycles, which conventional medical approaches too often overlook. My practice places high priority on reversing these self-defeating cycles, as they are major obstacles to healing.
Dr Whitcomb as developed the first orthopedic test for Fibromyalgia. This test can be administered in his office and not only gives an absolute diagnosis for Fibromyalgia, but gives a positive indicator about how the patient will respond to treatment.
How much do you know about fibromyalgia? Test yourself.
Your score on this self–test is not as important as the fact that it could help solidify your knowledge of fibromyalgia and maybe even teach you something you didn't know.
The fibromyalgia diagnosis process can be frustrating. Here's a look at why it may take so long to go from fibromyalgia symptoms to fibromyalgia diagnosis and what you can do to make the process more efficient for you and your doctors.
The disease itself is neither life-threatening nor progressive, though the degree of symptoms may vary greatly from day to day with periods of flares (severe worsening of symptoms) or remission.
Key Words In Fibromyalgia
A Canadian, registered, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the recognition and understanding of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) through education, advocacy, support, and research.
The primary goal of the foundation is to help Fm Sufferers to lead a more rewarding life
Fibromyalgia Guidelines - The new 2004 Canadian Concensus