Monthly Archives: December 2010

Fibromyalgia & Weight Gain: Pain and Fatigue Can Reverberate to Putting on Added Weight

One of the most common symptoms of Fibromyalgia is fatigue.  Fatigue is often the result of an interrupted sleep cycle.  The study of the effects of lack of sleep in “normal healthy” individuals has uncovered several interesting facts as it … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia & Weight Gain: Insulin Sensitivity and Fibromyalgia – A Heavy Burden

Fibromyalgia weight gain is a serious problem for all who have tried everything to be successful at weight loss with Fibromyalgia.  For many who suffer from Fibromyalgia, science has uncovered a connection to their increased sensitivity to insulin. Insulin is … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Treatments – Cymbalta Joins the Battle

The year after Lyrica was released to treat pain relief in Fibromyalgia, a new Fibromyalgia drug, Cymbalta was approved.  Like Lyrica, Cymbalta works in the central nervous system on controlling the release of neurotransmitters.  The action at the cellular level … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Treatments – Alternative Approaches to the Treatment of Fibromyalgia Symptoms

There has been a new approach recently for treatment of Fibromyalgia symptoms that seems to hold some promise, but it is too early to have a clear opinion of their effectiveness.  There has been some success in the use of … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Treatments – Other Pharmaceutical Approaches to the Treatment of Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Fibromyalgia is an illness that embraces a wide variety of symptoms.  As a result, physicians have identified a number of areas to address.  Other posts have covered the area of pain with the analgesics and opioids, as well as the … Continue reading

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