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    "Another Fibromyalgia & Exercise Study. Sigh." by Adrienne Dellwo

    "Another Fibromyalgia & Exercise Study. Sigh." by Adrienne Dellwo: continues at: http://chronicfatigue.about.com/b/2013/06/11/another-fibromyalgia-exercise-study-sigh.htm
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    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...
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    Unique immunologic patterns in fibromyalgia

    Unique immunologic patterns in fibromyalgia Frederick G Behm1, Igor M Gavin2, Oleksiy Karpenko2, Valerie Lindgren1, Sujata Gaitonde1, Peter A Gashkoff1 and Bruce S Gillis1* * Corresponding author: Bruce S Gillis bsgmd@hotmail.com Author Affiliations 1 Department of Pathology, University of...
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    Many Fibromyalgia Patients Have Small-Fiber Polyneuropathy

    This may be of interest to those of us diagnosed with fibromyalgia. This was my first diagnosis - later joined by CFS and Lyme Disease. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/772864?src=nl_topic
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    Do You Have Fibromyalgia

    I'm certain 99.9% of you know the definition of Fibromyalgia but just in case... Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the...