Fibromyalgia is a common syndrome in which a person has long-term, body-wide pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues.
Fibromyalgia has also been linked to fatigue, sleep problems, headaches, depression, and anxiety.
The cause is unknown. Possible causes or triggers of fibromyalgia include:
For years people with fibromyalgia who are unable to continue working at a full-time job have struggled and worried about whether they... Read more »
Lisa Nelson RD #10: Do you feel there is a link between heart disease and fibromyalgia? I have noticed many individuals diagnosed with... Read more »
Today, May 12, 2011 is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day and the month of May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. In honor of those... Read more »
When the anterior cruciate ligament is torn or ruptured a piece of tendon from around the knee is used as a replacement graft. Most often the... Read more »
Researchers from several large medical groups did a meta-analysis of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. They looked to see which treatment... Read more »
Tearing or rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common knee injury, especially in people who participate in certain sports. Because... Read more »