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Chronic pain symptoms. What is fibromyalgia pain?
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Specific pattern
Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that consists of widespread muscle pain often associated with fatigue, poor sleep and joint stiffness and specific tender points.
It is a real disorder yet not yet well-understood. Sometimes other conditions like lyme disease are misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia. Mainstream treatment tends to focus on symptom relief but a more holistic approach is often helpful. See comment:.

In brief: Specific pattern
Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that consists of widespread muscle pain often associated with fatigue, poor sleep and joint stiffness and specific tender points.
It is a real disorder yet not yet well-understood. Sometimes other conditions like lyme disease are misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia. Mainstream treatment tends to focus on symptom relief but a more holistic approach is often helpful. See comment:.
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Randy Baker
A good overview: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibromyalgia A more holistic perspective (recommended): http://www.endfatigue.com/ Good books: http://www.amazon.com/Figuring-out-Fibromyalgia-effective-treatments/dp/0982833970/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1337160157&sr=1-1 http://www.amazon.com/From-Fatigued-Fantastic-Jacob-Teitelbaum/dp/1583332898/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1337160217&sr=1-1
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