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Fibromyalgia

Recent studies looking at neural response in patients with fibromyalgia have shown that people with this condition may have hypersensitivity to non-painful stimuli.
Although many fibromyalgia patients complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, treatment has been difficult. However, in a new study, lidocaine injected into peripheral tissues reduced pain sensitivity.
Lesley Arnold, MD, explains the benefits of pregabalin used in comorbid fibromyalgia and depression at the American Pain Society 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting, held April 30, 2014, to May 3, 2014, in Tampa, FL.
Lesley Arnold, MD, explains the benefits of pregabalin used in comorbid fibromyalgia and depression at the American Pain Society 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting, held April 30, 2014, to May 3, 2014, in Tampa, FL.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia, according to research published online March 26 in Neurology.
Osteoarthritis (OA) patients who experienced pain had brain mechanisms similar to fibromyalgia (FM) patients, according to a study published in the European Journal of Neuroscience.
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