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Fibromyalgia Study

I am conducting a research survey for my final research. It is focused on people with Fibromyalgia if you or someone you know have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia please take the survey.
Thank you for your help.

For the survey please click here

Fibromyalgia And Alternative Treatments

Fibromyalgia and Alternative Treatments
From acupuncture to chiropractic, from massage to meditation, alternative treatments are in great demand. That's especially true for people with pain-related illnesses such as fibromyalgia. Alternative medicine, including herbal therapy and homeopathy, it is used in place of conventional medicine. These systems are based on the belief that the body has the power to heal itself with multiple techniques including those that involve the mind, body and spirit.

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medical Approaches for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a commonly encountered disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, stiffness, paresthesia, nonrestorative sleep, and easy fatigability, along with multiple tender points that are widely and symmetrically distributed. Fibromyalgia affects predominantly women in a ratio of 8:1 or 9:1 compared to men. This disorder is found in most countries, in most ethnic groups, and in all types of climates. The prevalence of fibromyalgia in the general population of a community in the United States using the 1990 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) classification criteria was reported to be 3.

Pain Treatment of Fibromyalgia by Acupuncture

AbstractThe lack of objective parameters makes the
measurement of pain and the efficacy of pain treatment in
patients with chronic pain very difficult. We performed acupuncture
therapy in fibromyalgia patients and established
a combination of methods to objectify pain measurement
before and after therapy. The parameters corresponded to
patients’ self-report. Twenty-nine fibromyalgia patients as
defined by ACR-criteria (25 women, 4 men) with a mean
age of 48.2±2.0 years and a mean disease duration of

Study: Acupuncture Improves Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Small Trial Finds Short-Term Benefits for Pain, Fatigue and Anxiety
The National Institutes of Health estimates that between 3 percent and 6 percent of all Americans sufferfrom fibromyalgia. A chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, andtenderness in localized areas of the body called "tender points," fibromyalgia primarily occurs in women,although it can strike people of both sexes and all ages. The pain associated with fibromyalgia oftenfluctuates in duration and intensity.
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