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The latest news on fibromyalgia syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome is posted below in support of Fibromyalgia Network’s mission to educate patients and the media with ad-free reporting.

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Why Fibromyalgia is a Balancing Act

What factors cause fibromyalgia patients to feel off-balance, and how can this symptom be reduced?

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Pet Therapy Reduces Fibromyalgia Pain

Can owning an animal or being around one reduce your fibromyalgia symptoms?

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Fibromyalgia Treatments: Use & Benefits

Wondering what other fibromyalgia patients use to treat their symptoms, how these therapies measure up, or how often related conditions occur?

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Explaining Fibromyalgia to Others

Do you understand what causes your fibromyalgia pain and can you easily explain it to others? A study examines why these two questions are more difficult for you than other people with chronic painful conditions.

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Fibromyalgia Awareness Contest Winners

Ten Patients and advocates dedicated to raising awareness for fibromyalgia continued the tradition in a big way for our May contest.

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Fibro Doctors Chose Pfizer Over You

The FibroCollaborative, a program funded by Pfizer and made up of 25 physicians, is promoting only Lyrica, Cymbalta, and Savella for treating fibro.

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Fibromyalgia Awareness Contest

Since 1992, support groups and individuals have celebrated Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on May 12th. The concept was started by patient advocate Tom Hennessy, Jr., President of RESCIND, as a yearly reminder to the public and to health officials that people like you really do exist.

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Does Fibromyalgia Differ Between Sexes?

The so-called “Battle of the Sexes” stretched into fibromyalgia research earlier this month and it’s no surprise.

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Morning Stiffness in Fibromyalgia

People with fibromyalgia usually wake up to a body that is stiff. What causes it, and how is stiffness treated?

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How Back Pain Affects Fibromyalgia

Although people might have trouble understanding your all-over fibromyalgia symptoms, they may be able to relate to chronic low back pain.

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