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May 19th 2023
A fibromyalgia diagnosis was significantly associated with GERD, IBS, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and celiac disease.
Rheumatology Month in Review: April 2023May 1st 2023
The April 2023 rheumatology month in review highlights recent data regarding physical activity levels among patients with JIA, a link between fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders, and a feature focused on the treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica.
Synbiotic Supplementation Improves Stress, Quality of Life in Patients With FibromyalgiaApril 22nd 2023
Patients with fibromyalgia receiving the synbiotic intervention reported decreased levels of anxiety, depression, and stress, as well as improvements in quality of life during daily activities.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Improves Pain, Quality of Life in Patients With Fibromyalgia Triggered by Traumatic Brain InjuryMarch 16th 2023
Adult patients with traumatic brain injury-induced fibromyalgia were randomized 1:1 to receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy or pharmacological intervention.
Physiotherapy, Qi Gong Improves Range of Motion, Muscle Strength in Patients With FibromyalgiaMarch 2nd 2023
Compared with the control group, patients in the exercise for wellbeing (Qi Gong) and physiotherapy groups reported statistically significant improvements at week 5 in joint range of movement, muscle strength, spirometry, and quality of life.
Mobile Health Systems Improve Pain Intensity, Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic PainFebruary 8th 2023
The systematic review compared mHealth interventions with conventional treatment or nonintervention to determine the pain management effects of mobile-based self-management strategies.
Aerobic Telerehabilitation Program did not Significantly Improve Disease Activity in Women With FibromyalgiaFebruary 2nd 2023
Investigators measured pain intensity, the primary outcome, as well as physical function, isometric strength, quality of life, and fibromyalgia impact at baseline and the 6-month mark.
Studies Focused on Benefits of Acupuncture, Electroacupuncture Increasing in Number in FibromyalgiaJanuary 21st 2023
The findings visualized the increased amount of research regarding acupuncture for fibromyalgia treatment, which may eventually boost efficacy, reduce cost, and promte future development in the field.
Yoga, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Improved Patient-Reported Outcomes in Fibromyalgia, IBSJanuary 18th 2023
Improved patient-reported outcomes were observed in patients who used mind-body interventions, such as cognitive behavioral therapy and yoga, and were effective for managing IBS and fibromyalgia.
Distress Negatively Impacts Functionality of Patients with Fibromyalgia Experiencing PainJanuary 10th 2023
The cross-sectional study evaluated the relationship between the mediating variable, distress, and pain and functionality in patients with fibromyalgia after controlling for age, gender, and income.
COVID-19 Pandemic Worsens Mental Health in Women with FibromyalgiaJanuary 9th 2023
“Although the evolution of COVID-19 is favorable worldwide, multiple variables related to psychological health and the response to stressors seem to have triggered symptomatologic responses in fibromyalgia patients,” investigators stated.
Women With Spondyloarthritis Face Increased Risk of Uveitis, Other Conditions
A new study out of Ireland examined the prevalence of extra-articular manifestations in axial spondyloarthritis, and found that women were at significantly higher risk for inflammatory bowel disease and uveitis than men.
Study Bolsters Link Between Psoriatic Arthritis and Fibromyalgia
A single-center cross-sectional study has found elevated rates of fibromyalgia in patients with various forms of arthritis, including psoriatic arthritis. It joins previous studies that observed that the two painful conditions sometimes coincide.