188 x 221 x 18mm
An informative, understanding guide to diagnosis and the latest treatments
Fibromyalgia is a complex rheumatologic syndrome that affects connective and muscular tissue, causing pain in muscles and tendons throughout the body. This updated guide outlines the latest treatments and medications while also shedding light on new research. It delivers basic facts on how to effectively combat not only pain and fatigue but also sleep disorders and related problems by developing a plan of care and focusing on positive lifestyle changes. This easy-to-follow guide also provides helpful advice for friends and family as well as information on locating support groups and resources.
Roland Staud, MD (Gainesville, FL) is an experienced rheumatologist who is also a professor of medicine at the University of Florida. Christine Adamec (Pal Bay, FL) has been a medical writer for more than 20 years.