Items Tagged ‘Fibromyalgia’

February 9, 2012

Obesity Linked to Worse Fibromyalgia Symptoms

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Obese people are not only at greater risk for fibromyalgia, they are likely to experience more severe symptoms of the condition, such as chronic pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance and mood disorders, according to a new study…”We see an association between body mass index with symptom severity and quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia,” study […]

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Tags: Dr. Terry Oh, Fibromyalgia

February 8, 2012

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Obesity Affects Severity of Symptoms in Fibromyalgia Patients

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People with fibromyalgia can have difficulty getting a definitive diagnosis and finding an effective treatment plan.  For many patients, the condition involves a confounding array of symptoms, including chronic pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance and mood disorders. One factor associated with fibromyalgia symptoms is a patient’s weight, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month […]

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Tags: Arthritis Care & Research, Fibromyalgia

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