March 23, 2012

Fibromyalgia Tests and Diagnosis

Posted in Fibromyalgia tagged , , , , , at 7:21 am by PCOSLady

Fibromyalgia
Tests and Diagnosis

By Mayo Clinic staff
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In 1990, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) established two criteria for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
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http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fibromyalgia/DS00079/DSECTION=tests-and-diagnosis

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March 16, 2012

Fibromyalgia and Magnesium Connection

Posted in Fibromyalgia tagged , , , , , at 9:25 pm by PCOSLady

The Connection Between Magnesium and Fibromyalgia
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Some women with fibromyalgia also have PCOS, sleep apnea, hypothyroid condition and/or more…
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http://voices.yahoo.com/the-connection-between-magnesium-fibromyalgia-113958.html
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Fibromyalgia is not classified as a disease; therefore there are no tests that can reliably confirm its presence. At present, physicians rely on a special technique called “Mapping”. This exam focuses on eighteen specific areas of tenderness. The patient must have pain in eleven of these eighteen areas for at least three months.
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Studies show that 90-95% of the U.S. population is deficient in magnesium. Most American adults do not obtain the recommended daily allowance of 400-500 mg. Additionally, a large majority of Americans consume a diet of processed and cooked foods, which increases the body’s demand for magnesium.
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Home Test: (may help as well)
I suggest a hot bath with a box of Epsom Salts dissolved in it… You should feel better in minutes… Your body will absorb the magnesium… I hope this will ease your pain… It cured a woman diagnosed with RSD…
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SITES:
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/use-epsom-salts-13-wonderful-ways.html
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http://web.mit.edu/london/www/magnesium.html
~ The Role of Magnesium in Fibromyalgia…
An investigatory paper by Mark London
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http://www.easy-immune-health.com/fibromyalgia-and-magnesium.html
~ Easy Immune System Health
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Google: fibromyalgia magnesium

Acupuncture NCCAOM

Posted in NCCAOM tagged , , , , , , , , , at 3:34 am by PCOSLady

www.nccaom.org

NCCAOM – The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture …
NCCAOM is a private non-profit organization which develops, promotes, and
administers examinations and certifications for acupuncture, Chinese herbology, …
http://www.nccaom.org/
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Find a Practitioner Directory | NCCAOM
NCCAOM encourages consumers to obtain more information about each
certification program by clicking onto each NCCAOM service mark below.
http://www.nccaom.org/find-an-acupuncture-practitioner-directory
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PCOS Lady: Acupuncture is becoming huge today, it does work… I feel a good less evasive way to try and ease your condition before a drastic way… Saw a rep on the Dr Oz Show…

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