March 25, 2012

Fibromyalgia Research, Groups, More

Posted in Fibromyalgia tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 8:33 pm by PCOSLady

FIBROMYALGIA RESEARCH, GROUPS, MORE
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GROUPS
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http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/hypothyroidism/
– The Cure Zone, & Fibromyalgia
– Hypothyroidism Support and discussion group – Alternative medicine, diet, cleansing, dental cleanup… Hypothyroidism = Too Little Hormone. – Malfunction of the Thyroid Gland An open forum for discussion on natural ways of curing Hypothyroidism and preventing recurrence…
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CHART: A “key” in being diagnosed…
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http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=fibromyalgia+trigger+points+chart&qpvt=fibromyalgia+trigger+points+chart&FORM=IGRE#x0y690
~ Excellent chart…
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RESEARCH
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www.fibromyalgiaresearch.org
~ The Fibromyalgia Research Foundation: The link between …
Hypothoidism and fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia Research Foundation
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www.fmnetnews.com/fibro-basics/research
~ Fibromyalgia Research: Overview on research related to fibromyalgia. …
Most of the research findings in fibromyalgia point to a malfunctioning of the central nervous system (CNS), which …
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http://arthritis.about.com/od/arthqa/f/whogetsfms.htm
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Who Gets FMS? (Fibromyalgia)
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Answer: According to a paper published by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), fibromyalgia affects 3 to 6 million – or as many as one in 50 – Americans. For unknown reasons, between 80 and 90 percent of those diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women; however, men and children also can be affected. Most people are diagnosed during middle age, although the symptoms often become present earlier in life.
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People with certain rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (commonly called lupus), or ankylosing spondylitis (spinal arthritis) may be more likely to have fibromyalgia, too.
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Several studies indicate that women who have a family member with fibromyalgia are more likely to have fibromyalgia themselves, but the exact reason for this—whether it be hereditary or caused by environmental factors or both—is unknown. One study supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is trying to identify if certain genes predispose some people to fibromyalgia.
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Reference: NIH Publication NO. 04-5326 June 2004
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Article: Restoring Cellular Energy Metabolism
by LEF.org … October 2012


FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome are conditions that often occur together and are believed to have a similar underlying cause.

There’s accumulating evidence that defective production of AFP is the culprit. Makes d-ribose a natural candidate for therapy for both.

A published case study showed that a woman with both experienced a decrease in symptoms following supplementation with d-ribose.

A larger study followed 41 patients with both. Subjects took 5 grams of d0ribose 3x a daily until reaching a total of 280 grams. There was a significant improvement in all five categories on a standard score:
~ energy
~ sleep
~ mental clarity
~ pain intensity
~ well being
On average, patients reported a 45% increase in energy levels.

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome remain complicated and perplexing to scientists, these findings offer real hope for a solution.
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SITES
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http://www.fibrocenter.com/navigating-fibromyalgia.aspx
~ Navigating Fibromyalgia … History, charts, etc… Highly informative site…
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D-Ribose: Energize Your Heart, Save Your Life – Life Extension

http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2008/may2008_D-Ribose-Energize-Your-Heart-Save-Your-Life_01.htm
by JG Goepp – ‎Studies reveal how D-ribose can protect against cell damage during a heart attack and help rejuvenate heart muscles that have suffered injuries from previous …
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Ribose – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribose
D-Ribose was first reported in 1891 by Emil Fischer. It is a C’-2 carbon epimer of the sugar D-arabinose (both isomers of which are named for their source, gum arabic and ribose itself is named as a transposition of the name of arabinose.
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http://www.niams.nih.gov/
~ National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
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www.rheumatology.org
~ American College of Rheumatology (ACR) …
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Pinterest
http://pinterest.com/nayandcraig/fibromyalgia-chronic-pain/
~ Nay and Craig in Pinterest… A nice board on Fibromyalgia and chronic pain, has the links, sites, blogs, etc…
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BOOK
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http://recoveringwitht3.com/
RECOVERING WITH T3 … By Paul Robinson
~ Hypothyroidism & Fibromyalgia, plus…
~ Natural thyroid extract therapy and for all GP’s and Endocrinologists. With a Foreword written by Dr. John C. Lowe, BA., MA., MS, a fibromyalgia, thyroid, and metabolism researcher and Director of Research for the Fibromyalgia Research Foundation in the US
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FOOD
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http://www.livestrong.com/article/40938-fibromyalgia-foods-avoid/
~ Live Strong site…
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Google:
fibromyalgia research
fibromyalgia support groups
fibromyalgia trigger points
fibromyalgia trigger points chart
fibromyalgia trigger foods
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Pinterest: search
fibromyalgia
chronic pain
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d-ribose
d-ribose fibromyalgia

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