From Medscape Special Reports

Special Report: Fibromyalgia

December 31, 2013

Fibromyalgia Etiology: A Major Clue?
Fibromyalgia patients have disordered CNS signaling for anticipated reward and anticipated punishment.

Comorbidities to Look for in Fibromyalgia
How frequent is fibromyalgia in women with vasovagal syncope?

Fibromyalgia Plus Depression: A Treatment Tip
Antidepressants can be safely continued in patients with fibromyalgia who are being treated with pregabalin, report researchers.

Improving Strength in Fibromyalgia
A study determines whether a dietary supplement can improve muscle strength in fibromyalgia.

Medscape© WebMD, LLC

Editor's Note

This collection looks at a recent study that provides intriguing insights into a possible cause of fibromyalgia and related therapeutics implications, plus other advances from 2013 in the understanding and treatment of this often puzzling disorder.
- Bret S. Stetka, MD, Editorial Director, Medscape Rheumatology