Fibromyalgia

A condition, which affects the muscles and ligaments but does not damage the joints. It is a common condition and can be severe. In fibromyalgia the fibrous tissues (fibro-) and muscles (-my) are affected by pain (-algia) and tenderness. Fatigue is often the most severe aspect of fibromyalgia
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fibromyalgia

This is a rather unspecific condition bearing little difference to fibrositis and manifesting itself as diffuse musculoskeletal aching associated with tender points in the neck and shoulders. It may bear many resemblances to the old-fashioned phrase 'lumbago'.
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Fibromyalgia

Our Fibromyalgia Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia: A syndrome characterized by chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints without detectable inflammation. Fibromyalgia does not cause body damage or deformity. However, undue fatigue plagues the large m
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fibromyalgia

<rheumatology> A disorder characterised by muscle pain, stiffness and easy fatigability. The cause is unknown and an estimated 3 million are affected in the USA. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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fibromyalgia

(fi″bro-mi-al´jә) diffuse aching pain and stiffness in the muscles and joints.
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fibromyalgia

chronic syndrome that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain, often at multiple anatomical sites, that occurs in the absence of an identifiable ...
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fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia A syndrome characterized by chronic pain, stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints without detectable inflammation. Fibromyalgia does not cause body damage or deformity; however, undue fatigue plagues the large majority of patients with fibromyalgia and sleep disorders are common. It is considered an arthritis-related
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Fibromyalgia

A debilitating and chronic syndrome that causes muscle, joint and/or bone pain. Extreme fatigue, headaches and sleep problems are common with the condition. Fibromyalgia does not affect fertility, nor will it harm a developing fetus. However, the symptoms of fibromyalgia may get worse as the pregnancy progresses, which can make pregnancy hard fo...
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fibromyalgia

Type: Term Pronunciation: fī′brō-mī-al′jē-ă Definitions: 1. A common syndrome of chronic widespread soft-tissue pain accompanied by weakness, fatigue, and sleep disturbances; the cause is unknown. Synonyms: fibromyalgia syndrome
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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a fairly common chronic syndrome characterized by scattered musculoskeletal pain (involving the muscles and bone structure), tenderness in specific areas, and generalized fatigue. Most common in relatively young, otherwise healthy-appearing individuals, it occurs much more often in women than in men. The condition is associated with
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fibromyalgia

This is a rather unspecific condition bearing little difference to fibrositis and manifesting itself as diffuse musculoskeletal aching associated with tender points in the neck and shoulders. It may bear many resemblances to the old-fashioned phrase 'lumbago'.
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Fibromyalgia

Stress may be an important precipitating factor in the development of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is frequently comorbid with stress-related disorders such as chronic fatigue syndrome, posttraumatic stress disorder, irritable bowel syndrome and depression. A systematic review found significant association between fibromyalgia and physical and sexua
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Fibromyalgia

A syndrome characterized by chronic pain , stiffness, and tenderness of muscles, tendons, and joints
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