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    Fibromyalgia

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    A widely misunderstood and sometimes misdiagnosed chronic condition commonly characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, concentration issues and sleep problems is known as Fibromyalgia. For the longest time muscle pains have been known as rheumatism and then as muscular rheumatism. Rheumatism is any disease marked by inflammation and pain in the joints. People who have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus are at increased risk of also developing fibromyalgia. Fibra (Latin) means fibrous tissue and has to do with painful tendons and ligaments, Myos (Greek) means muscles, Algos (Greek) means pain. The term fibrositis was founded by Gowers in 1904 and was not changed to fibromyalgia until 1976. Smythe laid the founder of…

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    Fibromyalgia Research Paper

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    Fibromyalgia is immense pain throughout a person’s body with incapacitating fatigue, melancholy, and tension. A person will have a reduced pain threshold or tender spots. Over 12 million people have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, most are women between the ages of 25 and 60. Men are less likely to get this ailment than women. It can lie dormant in a man or woman 's body until a traumatic event triggers it. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common and chronic ailment characterized by sizable muscle…

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    This pain can be a mild aching to a sharp consistent pain. The pain that's felt in the muscles, tendons, and ligaments that are around the joints. Fibromyalgia can also effect the bowels and urinary organs. It also effects the brain (headaches, fatigue,…

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    she decided that she did not wish to have any more surgery, HF began to explore other options. She has been working with a physiotherapist bi-monthly for almost two years now, but is now becoming discouraged by the little progress she has made. In accordance with the exercise plan the physiotherapist developed for her, HF does 30-40 Kegel exercises every hour she is awake. This is an effort to develop the musculature of HF’s pelvic floor so that her bladder will sit higher in her abdomen. These…

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    Dr Keith Case Summary

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    SUBJECTIVE Mr. Keith is a 45-year-old inmate from Stillwater who was referred by Dr. Quiram for evaluation of fibromyalgia. Mr. Keith has a long history of multiple medical problems, including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and degenerative disk disease. His history dates back he says to age 12, when he first received the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. This was apparently in the early 90s, by 1998 he had developed diabetes mellitus and by the year 2000 he…

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    Placebo:-1.16 P5% of duloxetine patients. Despite the efficacy of duloxetine in some clinical parameters of fibromyalgia symptoms it has yet to be approved by the US food and Drug Administration for the treatment of fibromyalgia. As of 2007 pregabalin is the first and only drug approved by the FDA and the European registry for the treatment of fibromyalgia. In the14 week, randomized, double-blinded control trial with 300-600 mg/day pregabalin therapy statistically significant improvements in…

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    Sciatica Research Paper

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    Sciatica is agony in the lower furthest point coming about because of bothering of the sciatic nerve. The agony of sciatica is normally felt from the low back (lumbar range) to behind the thigh and can transmit down beneath the knee. The sciatic nerve is the biggest nerve in the body and starts from nerve roots in the lumbar spinal line in the low back and stretches out through the butt cheek territory to send nerve endings down the lower appendage. The torment of sciatica is once in a while…

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    What Is Fibromyalgia?

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    Fibromyalgia has often been referred to as the invisible disease. Millions of women and men every year are diagnosed with “chronic widespread pain” but they are sometimes dismissed because there is no outward evidence that this condition even exists. This paper will discuss the definition of fibromyalgia and who is at risk of developing this condition. This paper will discuss the different symptoms and difficult diagnosis of Fibromyalgia. Even though there is no cure for this condition there are…

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    Essay On Fibromyalgia

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    exactly what causes fibromyalgia to occur, fibromyalgia research has provided several theories that can help those who suffer from the condition control their symptoms. What is Fibromyalgia? A generic fibromyalgia definition is that it's a chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain and tenderness. Other symptoms are often present, which include: Fatigue Cognitive difficulties, which include impaired ability to focus on tasks and limited concentration Depression Headaches Cramps in the…

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    As people age, changes occur in the body. Some of these changes affect our mental status. When changes start to occur that can cause impaired cognition, this can result in a disease characterized as dementia. Some of the mental changes that can occur with Alzheimer’s dementia are decreased short and long term memory, confusion, impaired judgment, problems with arithmetic, and problem solving. These characteristics can affect how people communicate, make decisions, and care for themselves…

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