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Vibration exercise brings relief for Fibromyalgia Patients

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A recent pilot study by Indiana University researchers found that whole-body vibration exercise may reduce pain symptoms and improve the quality of life in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia is a form of soft-tissue rheumatism

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Fibromyalgia and poor quality of sleep

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Reports of a recent study by Dr. John McBeth, of the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University in Staffordshire, and colleagues have suggested that among adults over the age of 50, non-restorative sleep – the sort where you wake u

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What is Scleroderma?

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Scleroderma (also known as systemic sclerosis) is a disease affecting the skin and other organs of the body. Scleroderma is one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases, meaning that the body’s immune system is acting abnormally. The main finding in scle

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Fibromyalgia: when it hurts all over.

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What Is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a common condition associated with muscular pain and fatigue. It occurs more commonly in women than in men especially in women of childbearing age.

Fibromyalgia is not a form of arthritis nor is it associated w

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Yoga for fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia patients who aren’t getting relief from prescription drugs and are in too much pain to exercise may want to try yoga, a new study suggests.
A weekly two-hour yoga class reduced fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue, and stiffness b

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The Fibromyalgia Mystery: A Central Sensitivity Syndrome

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Fibromyalgia is a often misunderstood, even unrecognized, disorder that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness, which tends to come and go and move about the body. This common and chronic condition typically is associated with fatigue and sleep

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National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

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March 15th is the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day, and it is your chance to help educate others. By sharing your story, you can help others. You can find more information about Fibromyalgia at the National Fibromyalg

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Myalgias or non-specific muscle pain in Arab or Indo-Pakistani patients may indicate vitamin D deficiency

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Abstract: The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (<20 ng/dl) among patients with fibromyalgia or muscle pain in a musculoskeletal clinic in the United Arab Emirates. Consecutive patients who were diagnosed wit

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Vitamin D Deficiency

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The aim of our study at the Dubai Bone and Joint center was to determine the prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency (< 20 ng/dl) among patients with fibromyalgia or muscle pain in a musculoskeletal clinic in the United Arab Emirates. In a recently pub

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The Fibromyalgia Mystery: A Central Sensitivity Syndrome

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Fibromyalgia is an often misunderstood—even unrecognized—disorder that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness which tends to come and go and move about the body. This common and chronic condition typically is associated with fatigue and sle

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Using your genes to predict if you will respond to Rheumatoid arthritis therapy. (not available in Dubai, UAE at this time)

The ORBIT data “showed that patients who have seropositive rheumatoid arthritis are just as likely to respond to rituximab therapy when compared ...

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Your nose can repair your knee arthritis? Not yet in Dubai!

Doctors might one day be able to harvest cells from patients’ noses to produce cartilage that can be transplanted into damaged knee joints, a sma...

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Green tea to the rescue!

Green tea has always been hailed for its anti-inflammatory properties. But researchers at Washington State University (WSU) in Spokane have now ide...

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