Here is a brief summary of information I recently shared in my January newsletter. Each newsletter has a specific focus. This month is focused on fibromyalgia information. If you would be interested in receiving my newsletters, please head over to my contact page and sign up.
TIDBITS & UPDATES
Fibromyalgia is frequent in obstructive sleep apnea and responds to CPAP therapy
A study at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre in Australia is looking at the possibility of using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treatment.
A new study shows that fibromyalgia can cause car crashes
Treatments of low dose of growth hormone show promise
Fibromyalgia Tied to Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Disease.
Study shows the incidence of fibromyalgia after acute whiplash is very low.
STUDIES, ARTICLES, and RESOURCES
Women with Fibromyalgia Have Lower Levels of Calcium, Magnesium, Iron and Manganese in Hair Mineral Analysis
Beyond pain in fibromyalgia: insights into the symptom of fatigue
Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Etiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Children with fibromyalgia experienced significant improvements in pain and function without medications after an intensive program of physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), and psychosocial services, according to a new study
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III trial of duloxetine in Japanese fibromyalgia patients
No unusual activity with lactic acid seen in patients with fibromyalgia, migraine
A new study analyzed multiple areas of fibromyalgia including pain, brain characteristics, and medication efficacy, which resulted in some very telling conclusions. The authors behind the new research, published in the latest issue of The Journal of Pain, had several predictions
In the Alternative Health Care Arena
Several double blind studies suggest that Melatonin might also help in combating Fibromyalgia pain.
Food intake assessment and quality of life in women with fibromyalgia
In a recent Cochrane review, which captured the most updated evidence on the topic, the researchers found that resistance training improves multidimensional function, pain, tenderness, and muscle strength in women with FM.
A new study reveals increasing activity levels helped the women reduce their pain.