FM AS A SPECTRUM DISORDER

Researchers in Kansas and Germany report results of a large population survey of 2,445 people selected randomly from the German population. 2.1% of the population met 2010 criteria for FM. Prevalence was similar in women and men, a difference from past studies that showed more women than men had FM. They found a spectrum of […]

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LOW-DOSE NALTREXONE SHOWS PROMISE

Researchers at Stanford University report that a study of 31 women with fibromy algia (FM) shows promising results for low-dose naltrexone to reduce pain and improve mood and satisfaction with life. The study used a cross-over design and participants received medication for 12 weeks and placebo for four weeks with a four-week follow-up period. Abstract from […]

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