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

Title All about fibromyalgia / Daniel J. Wallace, Janice Brock Wallace
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 258 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. The whys and wherefores of fibromyalgia -- 1. How our understanding of fibromyalgia evolved -- 2. What is fibromyalgia -- 3. Who gets fibromyalgia and why -- pt. 2. Basic science and fibromyalgia -- 4. Why and how do we hurt -- 5. What's wrong with my muscles -- 6. How do stress, sleep, hormones, and the immune system interact and relate to fibromyalgia -- 7. What is the autonomic nervous system -- pt. 3. How and where the body can be affected by fibromyalgia -- 8. Generalized complaints -- 9. "I'm stiff and achy" : musculoskeletal complaints -- 10. Tingles, shocks, wires, and neurologic complaints -- 11. Insights into insides : chest, cardiovascular, and other concerns -- pt. 4. The clinical spectrum of fibromyalgia -- 12. What are the regional and localized forms of fibromyalgia -- 13. What conditions are associated with fibromyalgia -- 14. Controversial syndromes and their relationship to fibromyalgia -- pt. 5. The evaluation of fibromayalgia patients -- 15. What happens at a fibromyalgia consultation -- 16. Are you sure it's really fibromyalgia -- 17. I'm not crazy -- pt. 6. Improving your quality of life -- 18. Influences of lifestyle and environment on fibromyalgia -- 19. The influence of exercise and rehabilitation on the mind and body -- 20. How to overcome fibromyalgia -- pt. 7. Medicines and other therapies used for fibromyalgia -- 21. Medicines that work for fibromyalgia -- 22. Drugs that are useful inselected fibromyalgia patients -- 23. Behind the hype : unproven, experimental, herbal, and innovative remedies -- 24. Work and disability -- pt. 8. Where are we headed -- 25. What's the prognosis -- 26. The future holds a lot of hope
Summary This is a thoroughly revised and updated version of ""Making Sense of Fibromyalgia"", endorsed by the Arthritis Foundation. This new volume continues to provide a comprehensive guide - for both patients and professionals - to this little-known and poorly understood syndrome
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228) and index
Notes English
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Subject Fibromyalgia -- Popular works
MEDICAL -- Orthopedics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Musculoskeletal.
MEDICAL -- Rheumatology.
Fibromyalgia
Genre/Form Electronic books
Popular works
Form Electronic book
Author Wallace, Janice Brock.
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