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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 transfusions, and with higher levels of oxygen in their blood they can push the limits of human endurance.
Comparing Fibromyalgia Perceptions
Living with constant pain while feeling your pain is unacknowledged by society is a devastating reality for many suffering from fibromyalgia.
Pain That Makes It Hard to Think
A powerful headache can make it hard to think about anything else but how much it hurts. Now imagine trying to think with constant, widespread pain and exhaustion.
Does Personality Relate to Fibromyalgia
Can your personality affect the likelihood that you'll develop a health condition? Some scientists believe that may be the case with fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia and Spine Pain
You're in pain. Your neck and back constantly hurt. But how do you know if your pain is just pain, or if it's fibromyalgia?
Helping Children With Fibromyalgia
Most people are familiar with fibromyalgia as an adult condition. However, the chronic pain syndrome affects the younger generation as well. A new study looks at how a treatment used for adults could help children.
Relief from Fibromyalgia
A diagnosis of fibromyalgia means you'll experience chronic, widespread pain throughout your lifetime. But medication may provide relief.
Fibromyalgia: All-Body Pain
Among the multitude of chronic pain disorders is a condition called fibromyalgia. People with fibromyalgia have to deal with a variety of physical issues. But that's not all: the disorder also affects mood.
Exercise Benefits Fibromyalgia Patients
When you're in the midst of a hard workout, your focus narrows, and you don't think about anything else. Pain fades into the background as you get into the zone.
Fibromyalgia Linked to Sleep Problems
You toss and turn in the middle of the night. You wake up and can't fall back to sleep. As if that weren't bad enough, your sleeping problems may be putting you at risk for fibromyalgia.