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Description - Fibromyalgia by Don L. Goldenberg

Fibromyalgia is a debilitating disease that affects a large number of people. With symptoms ranging from extreme fatigue to sleep disturbances, headaches and pain throughout the body, it is a disease which for years has baffled medical science. This is a guide to the causes, symptoms and treatment options for this increasingly common illness. Don Goldenberg has treated many sufferers and here he seeks to answer patients' most frequently-asked questions. The volume addresses: the common symptoms and why they occur; the link between fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; the theories about the causes of the disease; the connection between your emotional state and fibromyalgia; the conventional treatments available; the effectiveness of complementary and natural remedies; and the myths and misconceptions that surround this disease.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749923068
ISBN-10: 0749923067
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 133mm x 11mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Piatkus Books
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Don L. Goldenberg

Don Goldenberg MD is an international authority on fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and has published over 150 scientific papers on the subject. He has a personal interest in fibromyalgia as his wife suffers from the disease. He is Chief of Rheumatology at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in the US. He lectures frequently to physicians and the public and has appeared on Good Morning America. Newspaper coverage of his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and The New Yorker.