Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia: Everything You Need to Know to Manage Fibromyalgia

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Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia: Everything You Need to Know to Manage Fibromyalgia

Format:  Paperback,

288 pages

Publisher: Fibromyalgia Educational Systems

Publish Date: Jun 2005

ISBN-13: 9780966577419

ISBN-10: 0966577418

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The 2005 edition of Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia is completely revised and updated with the most effective treatments currently available for the condition. It is written by two health professionals who live successfully with fibromyalgia and have helped thousands feel better! This book is useful for patients, their families, and health care professionals and provides concise information on the diagnosis and symptoms, research, sleep disturbances, medications, pain management, practical coping tips, exercise, work issues, stress management, psychological aspects, flare-ups, diet and nutrition, alternative and pioneering treatments, and national resources. Treatment protocals are also included by four prominent physicians.


Publisher: Fibromyalgia Educational Systems
Publish Date: Jun 2005
ISBN-13: 9780966577419
ISBN-10: 0966577418
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.5
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.5 x 11.0 x 0.75
Walmart No.: 966577418

Chapter outline

Dear Fibromyalgiap. 1
A Fibromyalgia Journalp. 2
History of Fibromyalgiap. 3
Diagnosis and Symptomsp. 5
Medical Conditions Commonly Occurring Together with Fibromyalgiap. 23
Researchp. 25
Sleep Disturbance in Fibromyalgiap. 46
Vicious Cycle of Fibromyalgiap. 57
Treatment Pyramidp. 58
Medicationsp. 59
Pain Managementp. 80
Acupuncturep. 93
Posturep. 94
Practical Coping Tipsp. 95
My Battle with Fibromyalgiap. 102
Vicious Cycle of Pain in Fibromyalgiap. 103
Exercisep. 104
Doctor and Patient Relationshipp. 113
Work-related Issuesp. 120
Stress Management and Relaxationp. 123
Coping with Psychological Aspects of Fibromyalgiap. 139
Flare-up Managementp. 151
Diet and Nutritional Supplementsp. 154
Alternative Treatments: An Overviewp. 174
Pioneering Treatmentsp. 178
Taking Charge of Fibromyalgia: A Summaryp. 189
Hope Familyp. 190
Resourcesp. 191
Referencesp. 203
Physician Protocolsp. 215
Support Group Leaders: Taking Charge of Your Groupp. 270
Indexp. 278
Ordering Informationp. 286

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