Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Allodynia: Definition and Types (Fibromyalgia)
Learn about allodynia, a type of fibromyalgia pain that can be caused by a light touch, pressure from clothing, or gentle massage.

Benefits of Laughter for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn the real health benefits of laughter and how laughing may help ease symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Being a Parent With Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Parenthood is enough of a challenge when you're healthy, and with an illness like fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, it's especially difficult. I know

Treating Low Serotonin in Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Do you know how to treat the serotonin dysfunction that's common in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome? Find out what works.

Recovering From Surgery With Fibromyalgia
When you've got fibromyalgia, you can face a longer recovery from surgery than healthy people.

Hair Loss & Fibromyalgia
See what we know about hair loss in fibromyalgia and what you might be able to do about it.

Bananas for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Food of the Week: Bananas While there's no perfect diet for everyone with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, certain nutrients can help with

New Type of SSRI: Help for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Viibryd is a new type of antidepressant that may offer relief with fewer side effects.

Painful to Touch: Fibromyalgia & Tactile Allodynia
It's a fibromyalgia symptom that doesn't make sense: pain, sometimes severe, from a simple touch. Learn about tactile allodynia and what may help.

Stress and Post-Exertional Malaise in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what research says about the relationship between stress and post-exertional malaise plus how managing stress may help with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Video Games for Brain Fog in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Can playing video games reverse fibro fog and make your brain function again? Promising research shows that it just might.

Too Many Nerves: New Pathology Discovered in Fibromyalgia
Research Brief A new study that's getting a lot of attention may point to a major cause of widespread pain and other symptoms in fibromyalgia.

Antiviral Protocol for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dr. A. Martin Lerner shares what he's learned about certain viruses and their role in chronic fatigue syndrome.

When Kids Have Symptoms of Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
Dealing with symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome in children.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome vs. Depression
See how one doctor describes a key difference between depression and chronic fatigue syndrome, which people too often think are one and the same.

Headaches and Migraines in Fibromyalgia and CFS
Headaches and migraines are common in people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out what and how to treat and manage these conditions together.

Holidays With Fibromyalgia - Survive the Holidays With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
It's a big challenge to get through the holidays with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. These resources can help you get through the busy preparations and still have the energy to enjoy the holidays.

Lifestyle Changes for Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
Lifestyle changes can be an important part of managing fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Get an idea where to start.

Lifestyle Changes for Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Lifestyle changes can be an important part of managing fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Get an idea where to start.

Fibromyalgia Diet - Learn About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Diets
Is there a better chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia diet? Find out how your diet can help manage symptoms.

Exercising With Fibromyalgia - Importance of Exercising With Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Exercising with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome is difficult but important. Find out why and how you should be exercising with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Sleep Better - Sleep Better With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
It is possible to sleep better with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. The resources here can help you identify and remedy sleep problems. Also learn what to expect from a sleep study for fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome.

Coping With Fibromyalgia - Skills for Coping With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Coping with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome can be difficult. Learn important skills for coping with these conditions and reaching acceptance.

Living With Fibromyalgia - Get Help Living With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Living with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome is tough. Get tips for making small changes that can have a big impact on how you feel.

Managing Stress - Resources for Managing Stress With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Managing stress is an important part of living with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Get resources to help you with managing stress so it doesn't make your symptoms worse.

Protecting Your Liver With Fibromyalgia & CFS
Did you know that some medications for these illnesses can do serious liver damage? Learn how to protect yourself!

Inujuries & Slow Healing With Fibromyalgia & CFS
It's not an official symptom, but it's something a lot of talk about. See what could be the cause of slow healing in us.

Valerian for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what we know about valerian supplements for improving sleep and alleviating anxiety in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Smoking, Oxidative Stress, Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Learn about the impact of smoking on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, plus get resources to help you quit.

Sleeping Comfortably with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Find out how to choose the right mattress and other bedding when you have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome.

Supplements for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Find out what supplements are frequently recommended for specific chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia symptoms, and get links to information about each supplement.

Gluten Intolerance in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Do you suspect gluten intolerance makes your fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome worse? Learn all about gluten intolerance.

Sleep Basics for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Learn about the various sleep disorders and problems of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Raynaud's Syndrome in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Raynaud's syndrome is a common cause of extremely cold hands and feet in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments of Raynaud's syndrome.

Fibromyalgia Pain - The Physiology of Fibromyalgia Pain
See physiological evidence that demonstrates fibromyalgia pain is real and has a physical basis.

Does Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Get Better ?
Find out about the typical course of juvenile chronic fatigue syndrome and how likely a child is to get better.

Special Challenges of Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what special challenges kids with juvenile chronic fatigue syndrome face at school and at home.

Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatments
Get a look at the many treatment options available for juvenile chronic fatigue syndrome.

What is Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Find out what juvenile chronic fatigue syndrome is, how it's diagnosed and treated, and what special problems children with chronic fatigue syndrome face.

Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms
Learn the many symptoms of juvenile chronic fatigue syndrome.

Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Basics
Learn the basics of chronic fatigue syndrome in order to understand juvenile CFS.

How Common is Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ?
Find out how common juvenile chronic fatigue syndrome is and what age group is most likely to come down with it.

Diagnosing Juvenile Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See how doctors diagnose juvenile chronic fatigue syndrome.

Why Does Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Have So Many Names?
Get an answer to the frequently asked question,

Sensitivity to Fragrance in Fibromyalgia and CFS
Do certain smells give you a headache or make you nauseous? See what could be going on!

Costochondritis Chest Pain and Fibromyalgia
Costochondritis (a type of chest pain) is common in people with fibromyalgia. See what causes this pain and how to manage the condition.

Staying Warm - Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Find out why you get so cold with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and how you can stay warm and preventing pain.

Swollen Glands or Lymph Nodes With Fibromyalgia
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Yoga for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what research says about the effect yoga may have on chronic fatigue syndrome. Get an example of a regimen that worked with making symptoms worse.

Definition of Working Memory
Find out what working memory is, what activities it affects, and the role it's believed to play in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Why Won't My Doctor Diagnose Fibromyalgia?
Think you might have fibromyalgia, but your doctor won't discuss it? There could be several reasons. Find out what they are.

Why Anti-Inflammatories Don't Work for Fibromyalgia
Have you noticed that anti-inflammatories like ibuprophen don't work against fibromyalgia pain? Find out why!

What is the Best Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what we know about the best approach for treating chronic fatigue syndrome. Is there an ideal treatment regimen?

What is the Best Treatment for Fibromyalgia?
Find out what the best approach is for treating fibromyalgia and whether there is one

Definition of Substance P
Get a definition of substance p and find out how it's believed to be involved in fibromyalgia pain.

HPA Axis Definition
Get a definition of the HPA axis and find out about its role in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

What Is Glutamate?
Get a definition of glutamate and learn how it applies to fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and other neurological diseases.

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn about chronic fatigue syndrome, its symptoms, treatment options, and how it's diagnosed.

What Low Serotonin Feels Like with Fibromyalgia and CFS
Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are linked to low serotonin. See what symptoms that causes and why.

Warm Water Exercise for Fibromyalgia
What do studies show about warm-water exercise as part of a fibromyalgia treatment regimen? Find out why warm-water exercise can help ease symptoms of fibromyalgia, how to get started, and how to find a warm-water pool in your community.

Norepinephrine: What it Does (or Doesn't) Do for You
Find out what the neurotransmitter norepinephrine does and how low activity impacts fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Ultram for Fibromyalgia
Off-label use of Ultram for fibromyalgia is becoming more common. Learn how Ultram (tramadol) works, what studies show about Ultram for fibromyalgia, a typical dosage, possible side effects and safety information.

Ultimate Holiday Guide for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Need help getting through the holiday season with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome? Get it here!

Getting an MRI with Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
An MRI may set off symptoms of fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome. See what you should consider before going in for one.

Treating GABA and Glutamate Dysregulation
Find out about drugs, supplements and dietary options for treating GABA and glutamate dysregulation in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Biofeedback, Hypnotherapy and CBT as Fibromyalgia Treatments
Learn what scientific evidence shows about mind-body fibromyalgia treatments, including biofeedback, hypnotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Mindfulness: Benefits for Fibromyalgia
Learn what benefits mindfulness may have for people with fibromyalgia as well as the basics of mindfulness.

Track Your Symptoms of Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Keeping a diary of chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia symptoms can help with your diagnosis and your treatment. Here's how, and sample diaries.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment and Post-Exertional Malaise
Learn about how general treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome may help with post-exertional malaise.

Pacing for Post-Exertional Malaise in ME/CFS
See how pacing and lifestyle changes can help you manage post-exertional malaise in chronic fatigue syndrome.

Nutritional Supplements for Post-Exertional Malaise
Find out what nutritional supplements are recommended for post-exertional malaise in chronic fatigue syndrome.

Treating Post-Exertional Malaise in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn about treatments and management strategies for the post-exertional malaise of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Stress Management for Post-Exertional Malaise in ME/CFS
See how stress management can help with the symptom of post-exertional malaise in chronic fatigue syndrome.

The Exercise Controversy: ME/CFS and Post-Exertional Malaise
Learn about the controversy over exercise-based treatments for post-exertional malaise in chronic fatigue syndrome.

TMJ in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Do you have the jaw disorder TMJ along with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? Learn more about the causes and symptoms.

Lyrica for Fibromyalgia
Find out about taking Lyrica for fibromyalgia, how Lyrica drug works, typical Lyrica dosages, weaning off of Lyrica, and possible Lyrica side effects.

Detrimental Habits with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
It's easy to get into bad habits when you're struggling to live with a chronic illness like fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome. See 10 things you should stop doing to yourself.

Theanine for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Find out about the effects of theanine, either from tea or nutritional supplements, and how it may help manage symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Psychological Illness in Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Multiple chemical sensitivity is linked to multiple psychological illnesses. See what they are and what we know about the common overlap.

History of Fibromyalgia
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History of Fibromyalgia
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The History of Fibromyalgia
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The Guaifenesin Protocol for Fibromyalgia
The Guaifenesin Protocol is an unproven fibromyalgia treatment. Learn what science says about this theory and how it's supposed to work.

Fibromyalgia Diagnostic Criteria and Tests
Learn what it takes to get a fibromyalgia diagnosis, including recognized diagnostic criteria and tests doctors use before giving a fibromyalgia diagnosis.

The Elimination Diet for Fibromyalgia and CFS
The elimination diet can help you identify food sensitivities that may worsen symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. See how to do it.

Is Driving Safe with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Some symptoms of fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome may make unsafe for you to drive. See what factors you need to consider.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is common in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Learn about possible causes and treatments.

What Acupuncture is Like for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Curious about acupuncture for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome? Learn the basics and see what a typical session is like.

Insomnia in Fibromyalgia
Insomnia is a common part of fibromyalgia. See how to tell if you have it, how it's diagnosed and treated, and what treatments can help.

Fibromyalgia Tender Points & Myofascial Trigger Points
Are trigger points and tender points the same thing? What's the difference and why does it matter? See what research shows.

Inflammation in Fibromyalgia
The role of inflammation in fibromyalgia has been long debated. See what current research shows, and how it could help you find pain relief.

Tea for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Food of the Week: Tea Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world, but it's way down on the list in the U.S., coming in behind coffee and soda.

Most Hated Comments About Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
It can be hard talking to someone with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or another invisible illness. See what things you should avoid and what to say instead.

Support Groups for Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
Find out about the benefits of support groups and locate online support groups as well as directories of local support groups for people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

What's Keeping You Awake with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS?
It is possible to sleep better with fibromyalgia and CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome). Find out how to overcome barriers to a good night's sleep so you can sleep better.

Stress from Entertainment with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
See why some types of entertainment may contribute to fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome symptom flares, and what may help alleviate the problem.

Some Fibromyalgia Cases May be Autoimmune, Demyelinating
Fibromyalgia research uncovers possible markers of autoimmunity and demyelination in the brain, similar to what happens in multiple sclerosis.

Gulf War Syndrome in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Fibromyalgia, CFS and Gulf War syndrome (GWS) frequently go together, and the conditions have a lot in common. Learn more about Gulf War syndrome and how it interacts with fibromyalgia and CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome), and what treatments are available for fibromyalgia, CFS and Gulf War Syndrome.

How "Mysterious" is Fibromyalgia Pain?
Is fibromyalgia really

How Lyrica Changes the Fibromyalgia Brain
Research uncovers what Lyrica does to the fibromyalgia brain and why it can relieve pain.

Back-to-School Clothes Shopping for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Going back to school with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? A successful school year can start with shopping for the right kinds of clothes.

Back-to-School Shopping - Writing Utensiles for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Going back to school with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? A successful school year can start with shopping for the right kinds of writing utensiles.

Back-to-School Shopping - Recording Devices for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Going back to school with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? A successful school year can start with a good recording device.

Back-to-School Shopping - Book Bags for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Going back to school with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? A successful school year can start with the right kind of book bag.

Back-to-School Shopping - Outerwear for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Going back to school with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? A successful school year can include the right type of coats, jackets and other outerwear.

Definition of SEID - Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease
Get a definition of SEID (systemic exertion intolerance disease) and see why it's been put forth as a new name for chronic fatigue syndrome.

Serotonin in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn the role of serotonin in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, symptoms of low serotonin and high serotonin levels, medical treatments and natural treatments for serotonin deficiency in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Holidays, Food Sensitivities and Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
The holiday season is the hardest time to deal with the food sensitivities of fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome. Get help getting through it!

Savella (milnacipran) for Fibromyalgia
Savella is the third drug to be FDA-approved for fibromyalgia. See how it works, how long it's been used worldwide, and what the side effects are.

Heat-Therapy Device Studied for Fibromyalgia
The AVACEN 100 dry-therapy device shows promise as a fibromyalgia treatment and the manufacturer has turned to croudsourcing for research funds.

Definition of Rheumatic Disease
Get a definition of rheumatic disease and see how this term relates to fibromyalgia.

Heart Abnormalities in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what research says about heart abnormalities that may be tied to chronic fatigue syndrome.

Good or Bad? Napping with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
An afternoon nap sounds like just the thing for someone with chronic fatigue syndrome. However, research shows it could be doing more harm than good.

Gluten-Free Diet: Impact on Fibromyalgia & IBS Symptoms
See whether a gluten-free diet helped alleviate symptoms of fibromyalgia and irritable bowel syndrome and what we know about the relationship.

Getting Sick On Top of Fibromyalgia & ME/CFS
When you get sick on top of chronic illness like fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, you can get sicker than the average person.

Ampligen for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn about the drug Ampligen and how it's believed to work as a treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome.

Problems With Time and Math in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Math and keeping track of time can be hard for people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. See why and get resources that may help.

Gender's Role as a Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS Risk Factor
One of the chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia risk factors is being female. Experts have several theories as to why women are much more likely to develop these conditions. Learn more about gender as a chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia risk factor.

Definition of Post-Exertional Malaise
Get a definition of post-exertional malaise and find out what it means for people with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Parenting with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Can you be a good parent when you're sick with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome?

Overdose and Theft: Painkillers for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Narcotics for fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome raise your risk of overdose or becoming a victim of theft. Learn how to be safe and responsible.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms - Treating Diarrhea as CFS and Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Diarrhea and the related bloating are somewhat common CFS and fibromyalgia symptoms. Get information on the first-line treatment for diarrea and other possible IBS symptoms, and what to do if that's not enough.

Food Problems in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Do you have food problems--pain and bloating or allergic reactions--along with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome? See what could be causing it.

Folic Acid for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Find out what folic acid supplements may do for fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, what dosages are safe, and what side effects to watch for.

Definition of Orthostatic Intolerance
Learn what orthostatic intolerance is and how it's involved in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Five Competing Definitions of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wondering what Fukuda and Oxford mean when people debate chronic fatigue syndrome online? Learn about these two definitions ‚ÄĒ and the other three.

Understanding Reuptake in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS Drugs
Confused about reuptake inhibitors? Find out what reuptake means and how these drugs work for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Aspartame & Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Food of the Week -- One to Avoid: Aspartame You've probably heard a lot of claims about how aspartame, the artificial sweetener sold as NutraSweet and

Does Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Cause Language Problems?
Brain fog and language problems or impairment can be big problems for people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Learn about the causes.

Parenting While Bedridden with Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
Parenting is hard when you're bedridden with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome. See how you can raise your kids well even with chronic illness.

Odd Nerve Sensations in Fibromyalgia & ME/CFS
Tingling. Burning. Crawling. Itching. Numbness. Highly sensitive skin. All of these are odd nerve sensations that can be a part of fibromyalgia and

How Fibromyalgia Changed My Life
Read a personal account of how fibromyalgia threw one woman's life off course, what it took to finally get a diagnosis, and what came next.

New Name, Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome gets a new name and revised diagnostic criteria. Will patients and the medical community accept them? See what's new plus the opinions.

Small Fiber Neuropathy in Fibromyalgia and CFS
Is the pain we feel with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome a type of neuropathy? The theory is gaining ground.

Music Therapy for Fibromyalgia Pain: Does it Work ?
Find out what research shows about the benefits of music therapy for fibromyalgia pain and other symptoms.

Definition of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
Find out what myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) means and why it's associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Definition of Narcotics
Get a definition of narcotics, find out what effects they can have and get examples of prescription narcotics, and see how they're used in fibromyalgia.

Personal Stories - Menstrual Periods and Fibromyalgia
Have your menstrual periods changed since you developed fibromyalgia? Compare your experience to those of other women like you.

Mobility Aids for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Uncomfortable using mobility aids like motorized carts at stores? See how to get past that so you can manage your symptoms better.

Magnesium Malate for Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS
Find out why magnesium malate is frequently recommended for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, plus get dosages and side effects.

Free or Low-Cost Drugs for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Low-cost drugs can be essential to maintaining both your health and your budget. Find out how to find low-cost drugs for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, and what cost-saving methods can be dangerous.

Lysine for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Find out what benefits lysine supplements may have for people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Marker May Separate Fibromyalgia from Arthritis Types
New research may help doctors tell fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and spondyloarthritis apart, which could lead to better treatment and less pain.

Multi-Supplement Formulas for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Lots of multi-supplement formulas are targeted at fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Should you take them? See what the drawbacks are.

Getting a Mammogram with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Concerned that a mammogram could trigger fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms? See how to prepare in order get through it well.

OTC Drugs for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Managing chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia symptoms is about more than treating pain and fatigue. Learn 5 OTC drugs to keep on hand for managing a range of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia symptoms.

OTC Drugs for Managing ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Dizziness is commonly among CFS and fibromyalgia symptoms. Find out what OTC medications can help control it.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms - Managing Itchiness as CFS and Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Itchiness is a common CFS and fibromyalgia symptom, and even regular itches can cause problems for those of us with these conditions. learn how to manage your itchiness.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms - Drugs for Managing CFS and Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Managing chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia symptoms is about more than treating pain and fatigue. Learn 5 OTC drugs to keep on hand for managing a range of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia symptoms.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms - Managing Nasal Symptoms of CFS and Fibromyalgia
Chronic nasal congestion is a common CFS and fibromyalgia symptom. Find out what can help keep you breathing better.

Criticism's Effect on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
A study looks at the impact on chronic fatigue syndrome by husbands, wives and parents who are critical. See what important information it uncovered.

Depression and Anxiety in Fibromyalgia
A lot of people with fibromyalgia, and other rheumatic diseases, deal with depression at some point. Did you know they can be barriers to improving?

Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial
Get a definition of the term double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial.

D-Ribose for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
D-ribose may boost energy and improve sleep in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Get the research plus dosage and side effect information.

Eating Out with Food Sensitivities from Fibromyalgia/ME/CFS
Get the ins and outs of eating at restaurants when you have food sensitivities related to fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome.

Sex Drive in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome can have a big impact on your sex drive. What's behind it and how can you get it back?

Are Epstein Barr and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Connected
The Epstein-Barr virus may be connected to some cases of chronic fatigue syndrome. Find out what research shows.

The 48-Hour Recovery Period in Fibromyalgia
Do you feel worse for two days after a big event? Learn about the 48-hour recovery period many of us with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome need.

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Going to School with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Get ideas for helping you through the school year with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, from supplies to buy to talking with your teachers.

Surviving the Holidays
Get help getting through the holiday season with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, from finding a fibro-friendly Halloween costume, to getting gifts wrapped, traveling, planning, and prioritizing.

Unrefreshing Sleep in Fibromyalgia
Unrefreshing sleep is a common complaint in fibromyalgia. Find out what we know about this symptom and how to treat it.

What is Post-Exertional Malaise in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Learn about post-exertional malaise, a key symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome, including what it is and why some don't believe it exists.

Unrefreshing Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
See what unrefreshing sleep is, how it's tied to chronic fatigue syndrome, and what treatments are available.

Unique Brain Connectivity in Fibromyalgia
New evidence explains why people with fibromyalgia can't tune out pain and provides brain scans to show were not just making a big deal out of it.

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Readers Respond - Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Readers Respond
People with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome share tips, information and experiences about a broad range of topics related to chronic fatigue syndrome. Learn from them, or help us all learn by leaving your own response.

XMRV - News and Information on XMRV in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Get information on XMRV research linking the retrovirus to chronic fatigue syndrome, and learn what we know so far about XMRV transmission, treatments, future research plans, the possible link to fibromyalgia and more.

XMRV - Key Terms Related to XMRV in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Get definitions of key terms related to XMRV, a retrovirus research has linked to chronic fatigue syndrome.

XMRV - Frequently Asked Questions About XMRV
Get answers to common questions about XMRV and how it may relate to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Fibromyalgia Glossary - Terms Associated with Fibromyalgia - A through M
Learn about terms commonly associated with fibromyalgia.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Glossary - Terms Associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - A through M
Learn about terms commonly associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Blogs
Blogs about fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or one of the conditions often related to these illnesses.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Glossary of Terms associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Get definitions of terms frequently associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is so much more than just feeling tired. CFS is characterized by exhaustion so profound that it significantly interferes with a personís daily life. It is also accompanied by other symptoms such as: problems with memory and concentration, flu-like aching, sore throat, tender lymph nodes, headaches, non-refreshing sleep, and/or pain in muscles and joints.

Working with Fibromyalgia - Working with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Fibromyalgia Disability Issues - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Disability Issues
People with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome face particular problems at work. Find out about job modifications, educating your boss and co-workers and what rights you have when it comes to health problems. Also learn how to file for social security disability and get tips on how to improve your claim.

Coping with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
When an illness like chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia strikes, it can turn a personís world upside down. However, with the help of some basic coping strategies and lifestyle changes, an individual with CFS or FM can lead a productive and fulfilling life.

Coping With Fibromyalgia - Coping With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Learn about coping with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, and see what you can do every day to manage your symptoms.

Diagnosing Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue - How to diagnose fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
Diagnosing fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome is difficult. Find out why doctors must first exclude other possible conditions and how they diagnose fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue.

Helping Family and Friends Help
Illnesses like chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia not only affect the patient, they also have a major impact on the family and friends of the patient. The understanding and support of loved ones is essential for patients to successfully cope with their illness, but the loved ones need support, too.

Frequently Asked Questions About Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia
Because fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are such mysterious illnesses, most patients and their loved ones have a number of questions. Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about CFS and FM.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - FAQs and Fact Sheets on Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Get answers to frequently asked questions about fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Also find fact sheets with important information on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain illness characterized by widespread pain and debilitating fatigue. Find accurate information about fibromyalgia, its definition, cause, symptoms, diagnosis, epidemiology and prognosis.

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the News - Get the Latest News Coverage on Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Read the latest news on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, gathered from news sources around the world. Topics can include anything from coverage of personal stories, advocacy, the CFS name-change effort and more.

Fibromyalgia Glossary: Common Terms Associated with Fibromyalgia
Find definitions of terms commonly associated with fibromyalgia, including medical terms, frequently used medications and more.

Glossary for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalagia
Learn the terminology related to chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, including symptoms, diagnostic criteria, treatment options and brief definitions of many of the overlapping conditions that often accompany CFS and FM.

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Latest Research on Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Find out the latest on FMS and ME/CFS, including drug trials, new treatment options and research into the causes and mechanisms behind fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Finding Support for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - How Can You Find Support Groups for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Learn how to find support groups for fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome as well as how to start your own support group.

Fibromyalgia Glossary - Terms Associated with Fibromyalgia - N through Z
Learn about terms commonly associated with fibromyalgia.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Glossary - Terms Associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - A through M
Learn about terms commonly associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia - Overlapping Conditions
There are many other conditions that frequently occur in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia patients. Sometimes experts disagree as to whether these overlapping conditions are separate illnesses or simply additional symptoms of either chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia.

Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia Research
For many years, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia have mystified the medical world. However, ongoing research is now not only proving that these illnesses are very real, but also shedding light on possible causes. Best of all, these new revelations are opening the door to the development of more effective treatment options.

Better Sleep - Get Better Sleep With Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Better sleep is something all of us with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome could use! Learn why we don't sleep well, how you can get better sleep, what sleep disorders we frequently have, what to expect during a sleep study and more.

Supplements for Fibromyalgia - Learn About Supplements for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Find out how supplements may help you manage symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, what you need to know before starting, possible side effects and more.

Finding Support and Promoting Advocacy for CFS & FM
There are a multitude of people, associations and agencies dedicated to helping people with chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia. Check out these groups if you are looking for a patient advocacy organization, a support group or a social service program.

Treatments for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
Often patients find a combination of traditional medical treatments coupled with selected alternative therapies to be the most effective method of treating chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. Because CFS and FM have no known cure and their causes remain uncertain, treatment plans for both primarily focus on treating the symptoms in an effort to improve the patientís quality of life.

Fibromyalgia Causes and Risk Factors - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Causes and Risk Factors
The causes of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome remain elusive. Find out about different theories into the causes and what kinds of research are being done to unlock the secrets of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Also, see who is at risk for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and what, if anything, you can do to lower your risk.

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: disability insurance and fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Your symptoms may be so debilitating that you can no longer keep your job, yet you depend on the income. Find out about Social Security disability and the special problems faced by filers who have FMS or CFS.

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue: Who is at risk for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome tend to strike certain types of people. Find out who is at greatest risk for developing one or both of these conditions. Why are those people at risk? Can you lessen your risk of becoming a fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue sufferer?

Working With CFS / FM or Filing for Disability
Helpful tips and answers to legal questions for people with chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia who are trying to keep working or need to file for disability benefits.