Symptoms of CFS include persistent flu-like symptoms that do not subside after several days or weeks. Specifically, patients can experience loss of memory or concentration, soar throat, painful and enlarged lymph nodes in neck or armpits among other symptoms.
Researchers have discovered why many fibromyalgia patients complain that even strong narcotic pain medications fail to relieve their pain. A study at the University of Michigan Health System found that the mu-opioid receptors (MOR) in people with fibromyalgia had a reduced ability to bind to the drugs targeting them. The researchers did positron…