A Thorough Explanation of Fibromyalgia

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Sherrine
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   Posted 10/22/2009 3:04 PM (GMT -7)   
Chutz sent me this and it is excellent.  I just posted this in the Fibro 101 thread and I don't want you folks to miss it.  It talks about the illness, shows the tender points chart, talks about how fibro is treated, and also what doctors are looking at to figure out what is causing this illness.  This is a great read!
 
 
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Statgeek
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   Posted 10/22/2009 11:49 PM (GMT -7)   
Thank you for posting this Sherrine. It is really good.

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   Posted 10/23/2009 12:02 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Sherrine! It's an excellent overview of the condition....I think I'll have my husband read it. :)
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TreeBo
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   Posted 10/23/2009 3:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Great read. I'm going to send to a couple of friends and family members who always ask me alot of questions.
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   Posted 10/23/2009 6:55 AM (GMT -7)   
Thank you Chutzie and Sherrine this is great.
 
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Jenkstrojanmom
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   Posted 10/23/2009 11:02 AM (GMT -7)   
Thank you for the article. When I went to see the Dr. that social security set up, she put pressure on those point and I about jumped put of my skin.OUCH!!! Of course she asked me if that hurt (silly ?) but she never said anything after that. Now I wonder if I suffer from fibro also.
 
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