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Author Wallace, Daniel J. (Daniel Jeffrey), 1949-

Title Fibromyalgia : an essential guide for patients and their families / Daniel J. Wallace, Janice Brock Wallace
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2003

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 196 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 2 Who Gets Fibromyalgia and Why? 8 -- Chapter 3 The Basic Science of Fibromyalgia 14 -- Chapter 4 Fibromyalgia-Related Complaints 30 -- Chapter 5 What Are the Regional and Localized Forms of Fibromyalgia? 43 -- Chapter 6 What Conditions Are Associated with Fibromyalgia? 48 -- Chapter 7 The Fibromyalgia Consultation and Differential Diagnosis 65 -- Chapter 8 I'm Not Crazy! 74 -- Chapter 9 How to Help Yourself without Taking Medicine 80 -- Chapter 10 Medicines for Fibromyalgia 109 -- Chapter 11 Work and Disability 146 -- Chapter 12 Prognosis and Future Directions 153 -- Appendix 1 Fibromyalgia Resource Materials 159
Summary This is a guide to fibromyalgia, a syndrome that affects six million Americans annually. Fibromyalgia is a form of chronic neuromuscular pain, a pain-amplification syndrome brought on by abnormal interactions between hormones, the immune system, neurotransmitters, and the autonomic nervous system
Notes Includes index
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Subject Fibromyalgia -- Popular works
Fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia
MEDICAL -- Orthopedics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Musculoskeletal.
MEDICAL -- Rheumatology.
Fibromyalgia
Genre/Form Electronic book
Popular works
Form Electronic book
Author Wallace, Janice Brock
LC no. 2002017096
ISBN 9780195149319
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