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The Brain and Pain in Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a disease characterized by widespread chronic pain, fatigue, memory loss, and many other common symptoms.  It affects approximately 10 million Americans – of which 75-90% are women - and is a significant burden to deal with for all. It's frustrating how little we actually know about this disease.  That said, science is [...]

Lyrica Medication Uses, Side Effects

Lyrica, generic pregabalin, is a new medication that has anti anxiety, anti-pain and anti-convulsive activity.  Those effects means it has many uses. In the United States, Lyrica is approved for partial epilepsy, diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia and fibromyalgia.  In Europe, it is approved for treating generalized anxiety disorder. How can it do all [...]