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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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Could Fibro Make Arthritis Worse?

Have you ever considered if having fibromyalgia puts you at greater risk of developing osteoarthritis?

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Effective Treatment Leads to Better Brain Function

Three exceptional reports that illuminate what is happening in the brains of people with fibromyalgia.

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Virus Linked to CFS but is history repeating itself?

A report of a retroviral link to chronic fatigue syndrome can be exciting and alarming news.

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Creatine Supplementation Shows Promise

Studies show that supplementing 5 grams a day of creatine can improve cognitive function and build muscle strength, yet it’s relatively free of side effects.

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Researchers Use Exercise to Illuminate How You Feel

During and after exertion is when CFS and fibromyalgia patients say they feel the worst, so that’s where researchers are looking to generate biomarkers.

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GI Symptoms & Novel Therapy

If acid reflux is burning you up at night, an old and inexpensive medication may be just what the doctor ordered.

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Imaging the Effects of Savella

The pain inhibitory system is the suspected area where Savella (milnacipran) works to reduce pain in people with fibromyalgia.

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Even Mild Exercise Can Reduce Pain

You might not have to work as hard as you think to benefit from an exercise program.

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Naltrexone Offers Novel Approach to Pain Relief

A preliminary trial using low doses of this drug is showing reduced pain in fibromyalgia patients.

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No Power to Your Punch?

A biochemist in Spain has identified an enzyme abnormality that might shed light on why you feel so drained of energy.

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