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Category Archives: Awareness

NYT: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing

Fibro Daily November 17, 2016

FibroDaily frequently covers the importance of breathing, but now let’s see what the New York Times and Lesley Alderman say about it: How controlled breathing may promote healing remains a source of scientific study. One theory is that controlled breathing can change the response of the body’s autonomic nervous system, which controls unconscious processes such

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Fibromyalgia Linked to Psoriatic Arthritis

Fibro Daily November 14, 2016

New evidence links elevated rates of fibromyalgia among patients with psoriatic arthritis. According to the study: A single-center cross-sectional study has found elevated rates of fibromyalgia in patients with rheumatic diseases such as psoriatic arthritis. Using the London Fibromyalgia Epidemiologic Study Screening Questionnaire to diagnosis fibromyalgia in both populations, investigators identified the condition in 53.33%

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NIH Invites ME/CFS Denier to Speak

Fibro Daily November 7, 2016

  The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invited ME/CFS denier Dr. Edward Shorter to speak about ME/CFS: The ME/CFS Interest Group Dr. Nath put together to brief the NIH has been excellent up to now. Dr. Komaroff, the Workwell Group, Dr. Jason, and Dr. Peterson have presented and I’ve gotten good reports from almost all

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Insult or Understanding?

Fibro Daily October 20, 2016

In recent weeks, we’ve seen studies showing how personality affects or causes fibromyalgia. There’s a strong link between trauma and fibromyalgia as evidenced in studies of veterans as well as others who’ve suffered physical or emotional violence, whether intentional or accidental. Trauma sometimes alters personality. But I think that when some studies reference personality, life

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