Condition Center: Fibromyalgia

Childhood Pain Linked to Adult Pain

While chronic pain is rare in young children, kids and teens can and do develop chronic pain conditions. New research shows that these kids may have ...

Pains that May Gain from Creatine

Creatine supplements are reported to have several beneficial effects. Some of these claims, such as the ability to improve muscle performance, may ha...

In Search of the Source of Pain

Fibromyalgia is a disorder affecting  about two percent of people  with symptoms such as widespread pain, fatigue and sensitivity to pressu...

Rain and Pain in Fibromyalgia

The weather can have a profound effect on people. But contrary to popular belief, the weather might not have much to do with worsening of pain and fa...

When Treatment Can Make Things Worse

Relief from fibromyalgia symptoms can appear elusive. For some, the side effects that come with treatment of fibromyalgia symptoms make the cure seem...

Drinking With Fibromyalgia

To drink or not to drink, it’s a common question for lots of people with health problems. For fibromyalgia patients, a little alcohol may ...

Failing to Put a Name to the Pain

The first step to treating a disease is to properly diagnose that disease. Some diseases - such as fibromyalgia - are hard to diagnose, which may mea...

The Runner's High

Blood doping refers to the practice some professional athletes use to artificially raise their amount of red blood cells with repeat blood transfu...