If you are reading this, someone close to you lives with and suffers from fibromyalgia (FM). Since FM is invisible, many find it hard to believe that it is a real illness or that anyone could really hurt that much all the time. Unfortunately, this is one of the main reasons that fibromyalgia is so often misunderstood, misdiagnosed and not properly treated.
Fibromyalgia is a central nervous system disorder that has three primary components: pain, fatigue and sleep problems. (1) Pain...Read more
We've all heard of the placebo effect – when a patient so strongly believes a new treatment will work that they experience improvement... Read more »
The results of a pair of double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III clinical trials of milnacipran for the treatment of fibromyalgia... Read more »
It was recently brought to my attention that fibromyalgia plays a role in the movie Identity Thief starring Jason Bateman and Melissa... Read more »
This is Part Two of my interview with Karen Lee Richards about RA and Fibromyalgia. Part One of the interview covers Fibromyalgia symptoms,... Read more »
Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Savella (milnacipran) were the second and third medications to receive FDA approval for the treatment of... Read more »