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January 20, 2019

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January 20, 2019

New Hope for People With Fibromyalgia

Sep. 21, 2017 — A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition ... read more

Side Effects of Antidepressants Used for Chronic Pain Relief

Sep. 5, 2017 — The researchers found that almost all antidepressants presented significant side effects. Clinical data also showed that some might better tolerate certain side effects than others, and therefore. ... read more

Swimming Is an Effective Part of the Treatment for Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

Aug. 19, 2016 — Swimming is as effective as walking to relieve pain and improve quality of life for patients with fibromyalgia, that experience chronic diffuse non-inflammatory pain in the musculoskeletal system ... read more

Fibromyalgia: Doubling Up to Fight Pain

July 13, 2016 — A more effective way of treating fibromyalgia, a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain typically accompanied by fatigue, as well as sleep, mood and memory problems has been ... read more

Third to Half of UK Population Lives With Chronic Pain

June 20, 2016 — Between a third and half (43 percent) of the UK population -- roughly 28 million adults -- lives with chronic pain, finds an analysis of the available ... read more

For Young Adults, Sleep Problems Predict Later Pain Problems

Mar. 31, 2016 — For at least some groups of 'emerging adults,' sleep problems are a predictor of chronic pain and worsening pain severity over time, suggests a ... read more

Women Suffer More Neck Pain Than Men

Mar. 8, 2016 — Women are 1.38 times more likely than men to report neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease, according to a new ... read more

Tailored Acupuncture Lessens Pain Intensity in Chronic Pain (Fibromyalgia)

Feb. 15, 2016 — Nine weekly sessions of individually tailored acupuncture lessen perceived pain intensity, and improve functional capacity and quality of life, in people with the chronic pain condition, ... read more