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Stress Predicts Fibromyalgia Pain
Jan 12, 2016
Does fibromyalgia pain lead to more stress
Pain Assessment/Action Strategies Likely to Benefit Nursing Home Residents
Jan 11, 2016
System-level interventions that link pain assessments to intervention measures are likely to be powerful tools for addressing pain in nursing home residents.
Comorbid Insomnia Exacerbates Fibromyalgia Brain Changes
Dec 21, 2015
The Clinical Pain Advisor reviews a recent study in the Journal of Pain Research showing increased DMN activity during task-negative periods in patients with fibromyalgia and insomnia compared to patients with fibromyalgia alone.
Few Try Evidence-based Nonpharmacologic Alternatives, Such as Yoga or Massage
Dec 17, 2015
Heart failure patients rarely use evidence-based alternative treatments for comorbid chronic pain, often resorting to opioids or contraindicated NSAIDs.
Comorbid Insomnia Contributes to Brain Changes in Fibromyalgia
Dec 24, 2015
Comorbid disease types appear to elevate dysfunction in the brain.
Advances in Neuroimaging for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
May 22, 2015
Neuroimaging could enable better classification of patients and provide information on affected brain regions.
Addressing Depression, Anxiety, and Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis
Feb 09, 2015
The most recognized symptom of MS is fatigue, a hard to treat comorbidity that can manifest into other conditions.
Stroke in Young Adults: Risk Factors and Prognosis
Feb 03, 2015
The affect of stroke on young adults goes far beyond functional disabilities.
Treating Comorbid Sleep, Neurological Disorders
Nov 17, 2014
The broad pathology of sleep disorders can make diagnosis and treatment complicated.
More Neurology Advisor articles
Diagnosing and Treating Rapidly Progressive Dementias
Sleep Problems Often Accompany Psychiatric Disorders
The Impact of Physical Pain on Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors
Nov 20, 2015
A meta-analysis quantifies the association between chronic pain and the spectrum of suicidal behaviors.
Risks and Benefits of Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy
Dec 08, 2014
Links between antidepressant use in pregnant women and birth defects, autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are inconsistent.
Schizophrenia Treatment Possible with Genomic Testing
Aug 11, 2014
Greater use of pharmacogenomic tests could maximize medication efficacy for individual patients.
Sleep Problems Often Coexist with Psychiatric Disorders
Jul 23, 2014
Promoting sleep hygiene should be the first line of treatment before considering medication for sleep.
Identifying Fast-Acting Treatments for Resistant Depression
Jul 11, 2014
A NIMH initiative aims to find faster-acting antidepressants in order to treat patients with severe depression that requires urgent treatment.
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