Also includes original writings by people with fibromyalgia, causes, diagnosis, treatment, further research, exercises, and links.
Days Fibromyalgia and CFS site with excellent set of medical articles, links, products and treatments for sale, and CFS DAYS cartoons for "the healing tonic of a good laugh." Fibro Hugs "The Mission of Fibrohugs is to offer a place where persons with Fibromyalgia can find understanding, knowledge, and support in their daily battle with this painful disease." Offers a full range of support groups (including for teens and loved ones).
Helping Fibromyalgia Patients Obtain Social Security Benefits Excellent article by, Joshua W. Parents of Sick and Worn-Out Children Frank Albrecht's site: "When your child persistently suffers from pain, fatigue, heat and exercise intolerance, dizziness, nausea, 'cognitive fog,' and other symptoms of Chronic Fatigue and related syndromes, you as a parent have special kinds of problems.
Fibromyalgia Chats, Message Boards, and Home Pages America Online has scheduled fibromyalgia support chats six days a week. D.), activist Information, organizations & discussion lists on the Internet, state and local support groups, disability information, commercial laboratories & other commercial sites of interest, links to information about related diseases and general medical information, and a glossary of acronyms.
To view the days, times, and locations, or to contact the hosts, go to "People Connection," "Find a Chat," and click on "Chat Schedule." Choose "Health Chat Schedule" and then scroll down to "Fibromyalgia Support." The CFIDS/M. Information Page A comprehensive listing of resources, including general information about CFIDS and FMS, diagnosing and treating CFIDS and FMS, medical research and references, Rnase L Enzyme Dysfunction Disease (R. CFIDS Association of America Our mission is to conquer CFIDS.
The Fibromyalgia Network Provides educational materials on fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Provides specialty packets, coping tips, advocacy information, and archived information on a range of topics, including international awareness day, back supports, disability, information for family and friends, how to handle doctors visits and other people in your life, jaw pain, headaches, and a great deal of information on treatments, drug and non-drug. CFIDS (chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome) & FM Association is dedicated to supporting research, promoting medical and public education, and advocacy and support services for persons with CFIDS or FMS. The Association provides disability information, advocacy, support group and doctor referral, a lending library of books and tapes, as well as relevant, news, lectures, and research funding.
National Fibromyalgia Partnership (NFP) NFPs mission is to "provide medically accurate, up-to-date information on the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and new research on fibromyalgia." Site provides information on fibromyalgia in English, Spanish, and French, as well as articles, research information, books and videos, a help guide, and an online store.
Resources: Fibromyalgia and Vulvodynia Resources This page contains resources on two interrelated disorders, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and vulvodynia, a chronic vulvar pain syndrome. Fibro Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome Site of Devin Starlanyl, M. Box 500 Salem, OR 97302 Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Research Program The Web site for the joint Kettering University/Mc Laren Regional Medical Center Fibromyalgia (FMS) research program, led by Dr. Much is promoting books and articles for sale, but also contains articles and references to medical journals and abstracts.