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Best way to diagnosis fiber myalgia which test is the best?

Best way to diagnosis fiber myalgia which test is the best?

No test: Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis of exclusion (tests exclude other possible diseases) and if you fit the criteria then fibromyalgia is diagnosed. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more


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When dealing with fiber myalgia, can a person combat the pain and fatigue threw exercise?

When dealing with fiber myalgia, can a person combat the pain and fatigue threw exercise?

Often: There is no question that aerobic exercise is one of the basic treatments of fibromyalgia. It may not be sufficient just by itself but it certainly helps in most cases. ...Read more

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I have sjögren's syndrom.What test can show if my brain is inflamed or if my heart is? Also have fiber myalgia and waiting for lupus blood work.

I have sjögren's syndrom.What test can show if my brain is inflamed or if my heart is? Also have fiber myalgia and waiting for lupus blood work.

See below: The first step is basic bloodwork in order to see if see you have elevated inflammation levels. Lumbar punctures are performed as well as MRI but only if you are have certain neurological symptoms. For your heart an echo and ekg would be performed if your were having symptoms to warrant a workup. ...Read more

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Is there any other medication to treat fiber mialga and depression besides cimbalta?

Is there any other medication to treat fiber mialga and depression besides cimbalta?

Fibro/Depression/Rx: According to a well-designed research study, 34% of people with fibromyalgia syndrome [fms] are also depressed. That implies that 66% of fms are not depressed. Some authors have predicted that the depression in fms is caused by the pain but other evidence indicates that they are independent. Cymbalta [duloxetine] is the only drug which is separately fda-approved for both fms and for depression. ...Read more

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Is fiber good for you?

Is fiber good for you?

Absolutely: When it comes to GI health you should always have hope: high fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, propbiotics and enzymes for digestion. Fiber helps to bind and eliminate toxins from the bowel and will lower cholesterol. It softens the stool and bulks it up for a healthy daily bowel movent, and it speeds transit time thus lowering your risk of cancer, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What is fiber good for!

What is fiber good for!

Good bowel movement: and hydration in keeping stool from getting hard, by absorbing some of the moisture in the colon. It will help keep you regular, and reduce constipation. ...Read more

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Can you have too much fiber?

Too much fiber: Yes it is possible to get too much fiber and this can cause a lot of trouble. See you doctor. ...Read more

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Which foods are rich in fiber?

Top Fiber Foods: Here are some ideas: -deep green, leafy vegetables: spinach, kale, broccoli, etc -beans are a rich source of fiber: navy beans, lima beans, lentils, garbanzo, split peas, etc -whole grains including oats, bran, buckwheat, millet, rye, popcorn, wild rice, amaranth, and others -all berries are high fiber fruits because of their many seeds. -vegetable: artichoke, parsnips, sweet potato, pumpkin. ...Read more

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Is fiber actually that healthy?

Is fiber actually that healthy?

Yes: In addition to maintaining the health of the digestive tract, fiber also lowers the risk of colon and rectal cancers, lowers heart disease risk, and blunts development of diabetes. Further, fiber helps control the appetite making it easier maintain a desirable weight. ...Read more