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What is the Link Between Women and Fibromyalgia

Women and Fibromyalgia
Probable Gender Connection Though the precise cause of fibromyalgia (FM) is unknown, research shows a probable correlation with hormones, explaining the prevalence in women. One recent study found an increased frequency of premenstrual syndrome and primary dysmenorrhea (painful periods) among FM patients. The researchers concluded...

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Due to Chemotherapy

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Due to Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy is still the most common and effective treatment for many types of cancer. However, it comes with a variety of side effects that you might need to manage. While chemotherapy kills the cancer cells in the body, it can also damage the nerves,...