Asking whether you're thankful for fibromyalgia may sound like a ridiculous question. But I've found that being grateful for even the seemingly negative things in my life brings positive results.
Early on in my life with FM—during a particularly bad flare—it dawned on me that I could choose to be miserable or I could choose to... Read more
A recent study published in the journal Arthritis Research and Therapy suggests that alcohol consumption may be an alternative treatment for fibromyalgia. Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston examined the association between alcohol consumption and FM symptom severity and quality of life.
Study Design and... Read more
German researchers conducted a study to determine which patient-related factors might predict treatment satisfaction for fibromyalgia patients.
Study Design and Results
In a cross-sectional survey, 1,651 FM patients answered demographic and medical questionnaires and rated their treatment satisfaction on an 11-point Likert... Read more
I have recently set out on a new journey, which I hope will ultimately lead to significant improvement in my fibromyalgia symptoms and better overall health. I'd like to invite you to come along for the ride. Each month I'll share my progress and/or setbacks with you as well as any lessons I've learned along the way.
I have no idea how this... Read more
On October 19, 2013, the fibromyalgia and chronic pain community lost a beloved physician, researcher, advocate and author. I lost a friend and colleague.
Dawn A. Marcus, MD, was a neurologist, a diplomate of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh medical center, and a professor in... Read more