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Fibromyalgia

The efficacy of vitamin D in treatment of fibromyalgia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies and systematic review.

May 23, 2022

Recent studies have found potential benefits of vitamin D in relieving pain, while the results from randomized controlled trials of vitamin D for fibromyalgia have been promising. We conducted a syste...

(Fibro Friends): Validation of an Educational Program to Promote Health in Fibromyalgia.

May 16, 2022

Health education is one of the main items to enable the promotion of health for individuals with fibromyalgia (FM) in Primary Health Care (PHC) in Brazil. The purpose of this study was to validate a m...

Effects of Antioxidants on Pain Perception in Patients with Fibromyalgia-A Systematic Review.

May 16, 2022

In recent years, antioxidant supplements have become popular to counteract the effects of oxidative stress in fibromyalgia and one of its most distressing symptoms, pain. The aim of this systematic re...

Prevalence of rheumatic diseases in Baix Empordà.

May 09, 2022

In Spain, the prevalence of different rheumatic diseases is known mainly through the EPISER studies coordinated by the Spanish Society of Rheumatology and based on surveys in a population sample. The ...

Cannabis for Rheumatic Disease Pain: a Review of Current Literature.

May 02, 2022

Changing attitudes about marijuana have led to an increase in use of medicinal marijuana, especially for painful chronic conditions. Patients ask rheumatologists for guidance on this topic. This revie...

Bayesian Linear Regressions Applied to Fibromyalgia Syndrome for Understanding the Complexity of This Disorder.

Apr 25, 2022

A better understanding of the connection between factors associated with pain sensitivity and related disability in people with fibromyalgia syndrome may assist therapists in optimizing therapeutic pr...

Exploring the Relationship between Fibromyalgia-Related Fatigue, Physical Activity, and Quality of Life.

Apr 25, 2022

The symptoms of fibromyalgia are varied, including general muscle pain and pain at specific points (also called tender points), excessive fatigue, anxiety, depression, and some psychological problems ...

FREQUENCY OF FIBROMYALGIA IN A SAMPLE OF IRAQI PATIENTS IN MOSUL WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE.

Apr 18, 2022

There is a paucity of data on the occurrence of fibromyalgia (FM) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of fibromyalgia in a group...

Depression in Fibromyalgia Patients May Require Low-Dose Naltrexone to Respond: A Case Report.

Apr 11, 2022

Fibromyalgia and depression are frequently comorbid. We propose a hormonal system model in understanding the underlying endogenous opioid system dysregulation in fibromyalgia with the utilization of t...

Systematic Review of Voltage-Gated Calcium Channel α2δ Subunit Ligands for the Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain and Insight into Structure-Activity Relationship (SAR) by Pharmacophore Modeling.

Apr 11, 2022

Neuropathic pain (NP) is a complex symptom related to the nerve damage. The discovery of new drugs for treating chronic NP has been continuing for several decades, while more progress is still needed ...

Creative versus repetitive dance therapies to reduce the impact of fibromyalgia and pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Apr 04, 2022

Physical exercise is one of the most effective interventions to reduce fibromyalgia symptoms. Previous studies have reported benefits of dance-based intervention on the fibromyalgia impact, health-rel...

The Role of Neuropathy Screening Tools in Patients Affected by Fibromyalgia.

Mar 28, 2022

Fibromyalgia syndrome (sFM) is one of the most common causes of chronic pain. This study aimed to assess the presence of small and large fiber impairment in fibromyalgic patients by applying validated...

Effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with exercising in people with fibromyalgia: a randomiSed sham-controlled clinical trial.

Mar 28, 2022

To evaluate the effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) combined with exercising in people with fibromyalgia.Randomised, triple-blind, sham-controlled, clinical trial.Primary h...

Frequency and characteristics of patient exclusion criteria in Canadian multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities: a cross-sectional study.

Mar 21, 2022

A multidisciplinary approach is recommended for patients with complex chronic pain (CP). Many multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities (MTPFs) use patient exclusion criteria but little is known abo...

Nociceptive chemical hypersensitivity in the spinal cord of a rat reserpine-induced fibromyalgia model.

Mar 21, 2022

The pathological mechanisms of fibromyalgia (FM) are largely unknown. Recently, a rat reserpine-induced pain model showing exaggerated pain-related behaviors to mechanical and thermal stimuli has been...

Oxytocin inhibits hindpaw hyperalgesia induced by orofacial inflammation combined with stress.

Mar 14, 2022

Oxytocin (OT) is recognized as a critical neuropeptide in pain-related disorders. Chronic pain caused by the comorbidity of temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is common, ...

Assessing Walking Programs in Fibromyalgia: A Concordance Study between Measures.

Mar 14, 2022

This study analyzes the degree of agreement between three self-report measures (Walking Behavior, WALK questionnaire and logbooks) assessing adherence to walking programs through reporting their compo...

Therapeutic Approaches to Nociplastic Pain Based on Findings in the Reserpine-Induced Fibromyalgia-Like Animal Model.

Mar 07, 2022

Nociplastic pain, the third category of chronic pain, has emerged as a serious medical issue. Due to its significant negative influences on patients and society, high prevalence, and lack of sufficien...

The impact of nociplastic pain features on the response to physical therapy in patients with primary myofascial pain.

Feb 28, 2022

Myofascial pain is a common, but poorly understood multifactorial condition.This study analyzed how the degree of central sensitization (nociplastic pain) can impact the response to physical therapy f...

[Ketamine use in outpatients: What can we learn from current practices?]

Feb 21, 2022

Two off-label use of ketamine are framed by recommendations: in intractable pain in palliative situations or in postoperative pain. Ketamine is used in hospital but can also be used outside hospital w...