Tag Archives: Fibromyalgia

Patients with FM & CFS show increased hsCRP compared to healthy controls

Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome show increased hsCRP compared to healthy controls, by Nina Groven, Egil A Fors, Solveig KlæboReitan, in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity [Available online 7 June 2019] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2019.06.010 Highlights CFS/ME and Fibromyalgia share common features of … Continue reading

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FM, CFS & MCS: illness experiences

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Illness Experiences, by Almudena Alameda Cuesta, Álvaro Pazos Garciandía, Cristina Oter Quintana in Clinical Nursing Research [First Published March 27, 2019] https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773819838679 Research abstract: Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, and multiple chemical … Continue reading

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ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia: definitions, similarities, & differences

ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia: definitions, similarities, and differences, by Benjamin H Natelson in Clinical Therapeutics 2019 Article abstract: This commentary presents a simplified way of making the diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) using the 1994 Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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The link between idiopathic intracranial hypertension, FM, & CFS: exploration of a shared pathophysiology

The link between idiopathic intracranial hypertension, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome: exploration of a shared pathophysiology, by Mieke Hulens, Ricky Rasschaert, Greet Vansant, Ingeborg Stalmans, Frans Bruyninckx, Wim Dankaerts in Journal of Pain Research Vol 2018:11 Pages 3129—3140 [Published 10 December … Continue reading

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Physical activity & sleep in CFS & FMS: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines

Physical activity and Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Syndrome: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines by Monica L Joustra, Wilma L Zijlema, Judith GM Rosmalen, and Karin AM Janssens in Pain Research and Management, Vol … Continue reading

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A concurrent cognitive task does not perturb (i.e. alter) quiet standing in FM & CFS/ME

A Concurrent Cognitive Task Does Not Perturb Quiet Standing in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Omid Rasouli, Egil A Fors, Ottar Vasseljen and Ann-Katrin Stensdotter in Pain Research and Management Vol 2018, Article ID 9014232 [Published 7 August 2018] Research abstract: Background … Continue reading

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Unraveling the molecular determinants of manual therapy: an approach to integrative therapeutics for the treatment of FM &CFS

Unraveling the molecular determinants of manual therapy: an approach to integrative therapeutics for the treatment of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by José Andrés Espejo, María García-Escudero, andElisa Oltra in Open AccessInt. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19(9), 2673 [Published: 9 September 2018] Review … Continue reading

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A psychiatrist’s perspective: Medically unexplained syndromes: IBS, FM & CFS

Article abstract: Medically unexplained syndromes: irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, by Jason Luty in BJPsych Advances [Published online: 6 June 2018] This is a review of three of the more common medically unexplained syndromes that present for treatment to liaison … Continue reading

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CFS – it’s worse than Multiple Sclerosis

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 16 April 2018: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – It’s Worse than Multiple Sclerosis – and Fibromyalgia is No Walk in the Park Either Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a dreaded disease. About ten years into … Continue reading

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A unifying theory for cognitive abnormalities in functional neurological disorders, FM & CFS

A unifying theory for cognitive abnormalities in functional neurological disorders, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: Systematic review; by Tiago Teodoro, Mark J Edwards, Jeremy D Isaacs in Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2018 [Preprint: May 7, 2018] Review abstract: … Continue reading

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