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  Fibromyalgia Basics  Excellent site about fibromyalgia including such topics as management, support, and treatment.         NEW  8-17-10

  Fibromyalgia: A Comprehensive Approach   is a valuable site written by Miryam Ehrlich Williamson, an author of note and an authority on fibromyalgia. Follow her links, and watch for updates. Bookmark this site~!

  A Physician's Guide to Fibromyalgia Syndrome   by David A Nye, M.D.

  The Patient's Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia  The revised and expanded edition of a self-help course textbook. Practical strategies you can use to take charge of your condition. Includes information on treatment options and techniques for controlling stress, managing emotions, exercising safely, building support and more. Written by Bruce Campbell, Ph.D., creator of the self-help program. Foreword by well-known CFS/FM physician Dr. Charles Lapp.         NEW  8-17-10

  The Fibromyalgia Syndrome Patient's Guide   by Dr. Johann Andreas Bauer.  Information about fibromyalgia with a section on accupuncture points and quadrant pain. In PDF format.         NEW  8-17-10

  National Fibromyalgia Partnership, Inc.   NFP's mission is to make medically-accurate, quality resource information on fibromyalgia (FM) available to their membership, health care professionals, and the community-at-large.  The organization has distinguished itself through the comprehensive, medically accurate information it offers and the unique vision with which it conceives new programs, products, and services to meet public needs.

  Social Security Disability and Fibromyalgia  Important information about how Social Security views fibromyalgia. It is helpful to understand how the disability process works in this regard and to consider how Social Security Examiners sometimes view applications where this illness is alleged.  See: Applying for Disability with Fibromyalgia.

  • The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website.
          The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website ( provides a detailed overview of how the federal disability system works (social security disability and SSI) and also provides answers to many questions that applicants typically have, but often have trouble finding answers to. For the most part, the site is based on the author's personal experience as a former disability-medicaid caseworker, and also as a former disability examiner for the social security administration.         NEW  01-17-2011

      Misunderstood Malady.  Fibromyalgia sufferers must deal with pain and negative feedback.  By Joan Whitely, Las Vegas Review-Journal

      The FIBROM-L Home Page   is a web site with information about fibromyalgia and chronic pain.  Go here for instructions about how to join Fibrom-l, a mailing list where you can find support and information about FMS.

      Misdiagnosis of Fibromyalgia.    "A diagnosis of fibromyalgia may be overlooked or delayed because some physicians and providers are not familiar with the disorder, and because it can be difficult to make a diagnosis.         NEW  8-17-10

      CFS & FMS: Obtaining Disability Benefits - David versus Goliath?    by Disability Attorney Scott E. Davis.

      Doctor's Assessment Form for Fibromyalgia Patients   by Dr. Devin Starlanyl.

      Dr. St. Armand's White Papers on Fibromyalgia

      Fibromyalgia & Myofacial Pain Info Pack.

      Fibromyalgia Articles.  Full text articles on fibromyalgia.  Excellent resource~!

      The Fibromyalgia Network   provides educational materials on Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), and related conditions.  Quarterly newsletter.

      Fibromyalgia Files Index   Fibromyalgia articles and resources.

      Fibromyalgia.   Reprinted here with the permission of the author, Ann LeBlanc, is her first-hand account of her experience with fibromyalgia.

      It's all in my body.   On fibromyalgia and chronic pain.

      Joy's Fibromyalgia Site   where you will find great resources, support and links to other fibro sites.

      ME, CFS Medical Information.

    button Peter's Fibromyalgia & Personal Info Website.  You'll find a lot of good FMS information on Peter's site. Be sure to click on the Fibromyalgia tab at the top of the page.


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    Last Updated January 17, 2011 by L. Randall