Understanding Fibromyalgia

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Medical Marijuana for Fibromyalgia

See what research shows about marijuana as a treatment for fibromyalgia symptoms, what the side effects may be, and what forms it's available in. Medical marijuana is a controversial issue—socially, legally, and politically. However,...

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The Use of Cymbalta in Fibromyalgia Treatment

Get information on the drug Cymbalta (duloxetine) for fibromyalgia, including how it works, what research shows, a typical dosage, and side effects. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is FDA-approved for fibromyalgia, depression, diabetic neuropathy, and chronic...

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Cigarette Smoking and Fibromyalgia

Does smoking worsen the symptoms of fibromyalgia or even cause it in the first place? Let's look at the studies and the possible reasons why. Do you smoke cigarettes or chew tobacco? When you have fibromyalgia, tobacco use may have even greater...

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Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Men

Men get fibromyalgia too, and their experience can be a lot different from women's. See what symptoms they typically get. Fibromyalgia is often thought of as a "women's condition," but men can have it as well. Men with fibromyalgia are...

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Fibromyalgia in Teens

Learn about symptoms, treatments, and what you can do as a parent of a child who suffers from juvenile fibromyalgia. Overview Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a chronic pain condition that's most often diagnosed in women of child-bearing age or older....

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Fibromyalgia is a poorly understood condition defined by widespread chronic pain. Reviewed by a board-certified rheumatologist.

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Cyclobenzaprine for Fibromyalgia Pain

See what studies show about taking cyclobenzaprine for fibromyalgia and get information on dosages and side effects. Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxer that is available in generic form as well as under the brand names Flexeril and Amrix. It's...

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Causes of Fibromyalgia

Explore the various theories about what causes the complex and mysterious chronic-pain condition fibromyalgia. Experts are still learning about what causes fibromyalgia and why some people are more prone to this disorder of body-wide pain, fatigue,...