Navigation Links
The Pain from Fibromyalgia Is Real, Researchers Say

Many people with fibromyalgia – a debilitating pain syndrome that affects 2 to 4 percent of the population – have faced the question of whether the condition is real.//

Fibromyalgia often has been misdiagnosed as arthritis or even a psychological issue. Increasingly, though, the scientific knowledge about fibromyalgia is growing, and a new paper from the University of Michigan Health System says there are “overwhelming data” that the condition is real, is characterized by a lower pain threshold and is associated with genetic factors that can make some people more likely to develop fibromyalgia.

The review paper, in the December issue of the journal Current Pain and Headache Reports, cites recent studies involving pain, genetics, brain activity and more. The paper's authors hope these findings will lead to a better understanding and acceptance of fibromyalgia and related conditions.

“It is time for us to move past the rhetoric about whether these conditions are real, and take these patients seriously as we endeavor to learn more about the causes and most effective treatments for these disorders,” says Richard E. Harris, Ph.D., research investigator in the Division of Rheumatology at the U-M Medical School's Department of Internal Medicine and a researcher at the U-M Health System's Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center.

A growing amount of research related to the neurobiology of this condition supports the notion that the pain of fibromyalgia is real. Studies at U-M and elsewhere using two neuroimaging techniques – functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) – indicate there is a difference between patients with and without fibromyalgia.

“In people without pain, these structures encode pain sensations normally. In people with fibromyalgia, the neural activity increased,” says Daniel J. Clauw, M.D., director of the U-M Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Relief For Women Suffering From Fibromyalgia
2. Fibromyalgia Patients May Be Soothed By Acupuncture
3. Acupuncture to Relieve Fibromyalgia Symptoms
4. Acupuncture Links Positively With Fibromyalgia Cure
5. Fibromyalgia Increases Pain and Fatigue for Pregnant Women
6. Pregabalin Proves Durable Pain Relief Option for Fibromyalgia
7. Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
8. Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids
9. Researchers trick Alzheimers Enzyme
10. Researchers find new HIV hiding place
11. New Hair in 15 Days Could Now Be A Possibility Say Researchers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: The Pain from Fibromyalgia Real Researchers Say

(Date:8/31/2014)... 31, 2014 MedixSafe has become very ... and narcotics lockers . Electronic Security ... brand for distribution worldwide. “We have now shipped multiple ... McCollum, MedixSafe Sales Manager , MedixSafe is a division ... and network cabling company with over 30 years in ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... September 01, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of ... website with a new selection of bamboo veneers . ... 25 percent off) for these high quality products. The promotion ... company’s senior spokesman says that its top quality veneers are ... unveil the new designs of bamboo veneers. All these items ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... With years of hard work, Delta has now become one ... the company has updated its wheel loader assortment ... these items are guaranteed to be great. Additionally, they are ... is true that all items in Delta’s used cat ... The firm is making full efforts to help worldwide customers ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Asked ... the difference between "Bioavailability" and "absorption," Dr. Priya ... responded with great interest. "Bioavailability" and "absorption" ... terms in the supplement industry, second perhaps only ... Bioavailability and absorption, while related, are not ...
(Date:8/31/2014)... (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Ticket Down ... Bolivia tickets at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in suburban ... a plethora of games against other international teams on USA ... Cup, Mexico brought a new soccer coach aboard, Miguel Herrera, ... In the build-up before the World Cup in Brazil, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Memphis-based Electronic Security Specialists Now Offers MedixSafe Narcotics Cabinets Internationally 2Health News:Memphis-based Electronic Security Specialists Now Offers MedixSafe Narcotics Cabinets Internationally 3Health News:High Quality Bamboo Veneers from Bambooindustry.com Receive International Attention 2Health News:Delta Updates Its Wheel Loader Assortment With A Lot Of Cheap Used Cat 966 Loaders 2Health News:Bioavailability Vs Absorption - NutriGold Publishes Tips to Help Consumers Make Informed Decisions for Their Health 2Health News:Bioavailability Vs Absorption - NutriGold Publishes Tips to Help Consumers Make Informed Decisions for Their Health 3Health News:Bioavailability Vs Absorption - NutriGold Publishes Tips to Help Consumers Make Informed Decisions for Their Health 4Health News:Mexico vs. Bolivia Tickets at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City (Denver), CO: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Mexico vs. Bolivia Exhibition Game 2Health News:Mexico vs. Bolivia Tickets at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City (Denver), CO: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Mexico vs. Bolivia Exhibition Game 3
... ordered to pay restitution of $2.3 billion and forfeit ... Financial Enterprises (NCFE) executives were sentenced today for their ... financial health of NCFE, Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita ... the Southern District of Ohio announced. NCFE, formerly based ...
... Economic Impact of Biopharmaceutical and Related Sectors to Be Released in ... Dover on Tuesday, March 31 DOVER, ... by We Work for Health - Delaware: WHAT : ... unique new statewide coalition of Delaware,s top leaders in business, ...
... at Princeton ( http://www.princetonhcs.org ) ... -- emergency, inpatient and neonatal intensive care -- through ... (CHOP).(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090327/NY90350 )CHOP, ... in the world, is ranked first overall in the ...
... to be met by 2012CINCINNATI, March 27, 2009 ... PG ) today announced significantly increased targets ... reflect the company,s continued commitment and progress in ... operations and bettering lives of children in need ...
... 27 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR ... Pistachios sold in its family of retail stores because ... the following names in the 31 states where Kroger ... Fred Meyer, Fry,s, King Soopers, Smith,s, Dillons, QFC, City ...
... buildup, experts explain, , , FRIDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) ... after breast cancer treatment, a new report shows. , ... who have their lymph nodes removed or radiated as ... National Cancer Institute. The swelling condition -- which can ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Former National Century Financial Enterprises CEO Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison, Co-owner Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering 2Health News:Former National Century Financial Enterprises CEO Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison, Co-owner Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering 3Health News:Former National Century Financial Enterprises CEO Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison, Co-owner Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering 4Health News:Business, Labor, Academia and Bioscience Groups to Launch New Coalition to Promote Medical Innovation and Spark Economic Growth 2Health News:Business, Labor, Academia and Bioscience Groups to Launch New Coalition to Promote Medical Innovation and Spark Economic Growth 3Health News:Business, Labor, Academia and Bioscience Groups to Launch New Coalition to Promote Medical Innovation and Spark Economic Growth 4Health News:University Medical Center at Princeton to Enhance Pediatric Care Through Agreement with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2Health News:Procter & Gamble Deepens Corporate Commitment to Sustainability 2Health News:Procter & Gamble Deepens Corporate Commitment to Sustainability 3Health News:Kroger Recalls Shelled Pistachios Due to Possible Health Risk 2Health News:Microsurgery May Cut Swelling After Breast Cancer Treatment 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... The Competitive Intelligence (CI) function is evolving ... leaders who adjust will succeed, and those who don,t ... Practices, LLC study CI leaders from 32 biopharmaceutical organizations ... - Use secondary research whenever possible - it,s effective, ... Internal staff who are creative thinkers provide the CI ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014   Mast ... biopharmaceutical company, announced today that Santosh Vetticaden, Chief ... leaving the Company, for personal reasons, in mid-September.  ... Medical Officer of Aires Pharmaceuticals, which Mast acquired ... responsibilities as the Company,s interim Chief Medical Officer.  ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014 Research and Markets ... Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to their ... and rising proportion of reimbursement for medical expenses, the ... with its scale presenting a CAGR of 19.2% during ... three product segments of orthopedic instruments in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Using the Competitive Intelligence Function to Drive Better Business Decisions in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change 2Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change 3Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change 4China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017 2
... Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced ... the company has declared its quarterly dividend of $16.25 per ... a liquidation preference of $1,000.00 per share) payable on Nov. ... of Nov. 1, 2010.  Nov. 15, is also the date ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report ... Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures ... EXCEPTIONALLY COST EFFECTIVE SERVICE INCLUDING FORMATS TO MEET ... Carcinoma Cancer Drug Futures includes formats to meet ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 2Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 3Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 4Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 5Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 6Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 7Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 8Reportlinker Adds Renal Cell Carcimona Cancer Drug Futures 9
... assessment test approved by the U.S Food ... prognosis, adriamycin-based chemotherapy selection and Herceptin® (Trastuzumab) ... only FISH-based DNA probe HER-2 test listed ... appropriate test to aid in the selection ...
... age of 3 can choose either the PARI ... design principle applies to both:, ,Maximize aerosol ... output when the patient exhales using two one-way ... leave the nebulizer. The result is a high ...
... has been developing diverse medical ... years. Our medical-surgical products have ... innovation, quality and customer satisfaction. ... the Labtron® line of diagnostic ...
... offer a spill-proof design and effective output, ... angle. All medical nebulizers are free-standing for ... configurations are available., ,All Portex® medication ... medication nebulizers feature consistently fine misting and ...
Medicine Products: