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Taking Part In Meditation For Pain Relief

If you are in significant physical pain, even a short period of meditation will help, a new study suggests.According to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre in North Carolina, just 80...

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EU Turns Down Fibromyalgia Drug

European regulators have turned down Xyrem as a treatment for fibromyalgia.UCB, which markets Xyrem in the European Union has now been informed by the CHMP (The Committee for Medicinal Products fo...

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Brian Barr Win £595,000 In Compensation For Fibromyalgia Sufferer

Sally Chapman developed Fibromyalgia after a road accident. She asked Brian Barr to take over her case after her Solicitor advised her to accept £77,000. We won a settlement of £595,000 for her. Sa...

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Botulinum Toxin A Unsuccessful For Treating Myofascial Pain Syndrome

A recent trial exploring the effectiveness of Botulinum Toxin A to treat cervical myofascial pain syndrome has shown that the drug did not perform well in the long-term among the patients treated....

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Good News For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME) Sufferers

A new study by the University of Edinburgh suggests that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can be reversed with counselling and exercise.Scientists, who spent eight years on the research, hope their findin...

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Myofascial Release Can Reduce Pain & Anxiety In Fibromyalgia Patients

A new study has shown that a form of massage called myofascial release can improve pain and quality of life in people with fibromyalgia.Myofascial release is a type of massage that uses techniques...

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Keeping A Daily Electronic Record Of Symptoms May Boost Fibromyalgia Care

Daily electronic records of symptoms can help fibromyalgia patients and their doctors better understand the condition, a new study has shown.Researchers gave 81 women with fibromyalgia a digital h...

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Scottish Back Pain Patients Sent To England For Treatment

The NHS in Scotland spent more than £200,000 sending patients with chronic back pain for treatment in England, it has emerged.Figures obtained by Labour MSP Jackie Baillie show that eight of Scot...

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Meditation & Yoga May Not Help Fibromyalgia Sufferers

A programme of meditation or yoga may not help if you’re suffering from Fibromyalgia, according to a recent studyThe study, published in the journal Pain, looked at the effects of so-called “m...

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Dark Chocolate May Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms

Dark chocolate may ease the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, according to new research.Dark chocolate is rich in chemicals known to increase signals carried around the brain but this is thoug...

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