fibromyalgia

  1. Shanti1

    The Role of the Vagus Nerve in Fibromyalgia Syndrome

    The Role of the Vagus Nerve in Fibromyalgia Syndrome Daniel F Martins 1, et al. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2021 Oct 25;S0149-7634(21)00463-2. PMID: 34710514 DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.10.021 Abstract Fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome is a common illness characterized by chronic widespread pain, sleep...
  2. nerd

    Central sensitisation in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia; a case control study

    Authors: Julius H Bourke, Theresa Wodehouse, Lucy V Clark, Elena Constantinou, Bruce L Kidd, Richard Langford, Vivek Mehta, Peter D White Published: November 2021 Published in: Journal of Psychosomatic Research PMID: 34600309 doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2021.110624 Abstract
  3. nerd

    Kynurenine metabolites and ratios differ between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and healthy controls

    Groven N, Reitan SK, Fors EA, Guzey IC. Kynurenine metabolites and ratios differ between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and healthy controls. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2021 Sep;131:105287. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2021.105287. Epub 2021 May 27. PMID: 34090138. Abstract
  4. WantedAlive

    Fibromyalgia: transfer of patient IgG antibodies produce FM symptoms in mice

    Passive transfer of fibromyalgia symptoms from patients to mice I'm always dubious about symptom evaluation in mice. I guess it adds weight to the autoimmune theory for both FM and likely ME/CFS. But I believe some ME/CFS patients have had plasmapharesis without success, is that true?
  5. Pyrrhus

    Pope calls for more attention to fibromyalgia

    The pope is not a scientist, of course, but I hear he has a pretty decent following so this should be good news! Pope calls for more attention to fibromyalgia https://aleteia.org/2021/05/09/pope-calls-for-more-attention-to-fibromyalgia/
  6. W

    Inspired to find what my problem is and need guidance. I've felt like death my entire life, the rare times I didn't tell me this isn't normal.

    Piggybacking off https://www.mechanicalbasis.org/ + https://forums.phoenixrising.me/threads/have-you-ruled-out-chiari-or-craniocervical-instability-cci-as-a-cause-of-your-cfs.56908/#post-945253 , a story of a man that suffered CFS alongside POTS...I'm inspired to sort out my body, especially...
  7. Hip

    Is insulin resistance the cause of fibromyalgia? In a subset of fibromyalgia patients, metformin dramatically improved pain

    A new study published in May 2019 finds preliminary evidence that fibromyalgia might be due to insulin resistance: Is insulin resistance the cause of fibromyalgia? A preliminary report The study found highly significant association between fibromyalgia and glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c)...
  8. Jackb23

    Research teams find widespread neuroinflammation in the brains of fibromyalgia patients

    PET imaging studies reveal elevated glial activation, correlation with fatigue levels The results from both centers found that glial activation in several regions of the brains of fibromyalgia patients was significantly greater than it was in control participants. Compared to the MGH team's...
  9. B

    Identification of a MicroRNA Signature for the Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia

    Spain: Universidad Católica de Valencia "San Vicente Mártir".
  10. Ecoclimber

    Impact of the fibromyalgia in the chronic fatigue syndrome

    Med Clin (Barc). 2014 Jan 2. pii: S0025-7753(13)00741-0. doi: 10.1016/j.medcli.2013.06.030. [Epub ahead of print] [Impact of the fibromyalgia in the chronic fatigue syndrome.] [Article in Spanish] Faro M1, Sáez-Francàs N2, Castro-Marrero J2, Aliste L2, Collado A3, Alegre J2. Author information...
  11. MeSci

    Differentiating ME/CFS and FM re mitochondrial dysfunction

    I hope this isn't another duplication, but I can't find any threads in the latest ME/CFS research threads featuring the names of these researchers: Could mitochondrial dysfunction be a differentiating marker between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia? Castro-Marrero J, Cordero MD...