Chronic Back Pain Site
Overview of the types and treatments of
back pain and injury.
Support and information for people with chronic pain.
Back Pain Support Groups
The Back Pain Support
Pain Support Group Drugs.com
Back Pain Support
Group MD Junction
Back Pain Support
Daily Strength Back Pain Support Group
Living with Chronic Back Pain
Low Back Pain Fact Sheet
National Institute of Neurological
Disorders and Stroke
Clinic Back Pain Information
Back Pain Center
Information, news, resources.
Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Site
Information, news and links.
Fibromyalgia (fye-bro-my-AL-jah) is a syndrome
characterized by long-lasting widespread pain and tenderness at
specific points on the body. The term “fibromyalgia” means pain in
the muscles, ligaments and tendons. Although not defining
characteristics, sleep disturbances and fatigue are also integral
symptoms of fibromyalgia.
Patient educational material on fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue
Clinic - Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a disorder
characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by
fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that
fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your
brain processes pain signals.
Symptoms sometimes begin after a physical trauma, surgery,
infection or significant psychological stress. In other cases,
symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering
Women are much more likely to develop fibromyalgia than are
men. Many people who have fibromyalgia also have tension headaches,
temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, irritable bowel syndrome,
anxiety and depression.
Plus - Fibromyalgia
Articles, links and news from the National Institutes of Health.
Daily Strength Fibromyalgia Support Group
The Fibromyalgia Community
Support Group MD Junction
Support Group Supportgroups.com
Fibrotalk Online Community
National Fibromyalgia Association
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for Headache Education
A nonprofit patient-health professional partnership dedicated to
advancing the treatment and management of headache and to raising
the public awareness of headache as a valid, biologically based
A professional society of health care providers dedicated to the
study and treatment of headache and face pain. Founded in 1959,
AHS brings together physicians and other health providers from various
fields and specialties to share concepts and developments about
headache and related conditions.
Medscape Today News
New York Times article
News, articles, links from About.com
This site, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services,
offers hundreds of online federal consumer health brochures and
links to over 500 web sites. The alphabetical subject index is easy
Plus - Headache and Migraine
from the National Institutes of Health.
We have collected the most comprehensive information on headache and migraine, which we make freely available to you. Every day, our physician finder connects patients, who have just begun to seek treatment or those who are looking for more options, to neurologists and headache specialists.
.Migraines and other types of headache -- such as tension
headache and sinus headache -- are painful and can rob you of
quality of life. Migraine symptoms include a pounding headache,
nausea, vomiting, and light sensitivity. Headache remedies include
various types of pain relievers. Migraine treatments may also
include antinausea drugs and medications to prevent or stop
World Headache Alliance
The World Headache Alliance (WHA) was founded to reduce the burden of headache disorders throughout the world, iin particular, by sharing information among headache organisations and by increasing the awareness and understanding of headache as a public health concern with profound social and economic impact. WHA is a global alliance of almost 40 national headache organizations from nearly 30 countries worldwide.
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
The Cleveland Clinic
Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation
What is It, Who Can Do It?
Information and resources from About.com.
Use of Hypnosis in Pain Management
A review of current knowledge.
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Health and Wellness Center
Plus Wellness and Lifestyle Topics
National Library of Medicine
Managing stress is all
about taking charge: taking charge of your thoughts, your emotions,
your schedule, your environment, and the way you deal with problems.
The ultimate goal is a balanced life, with time for work,
relationships, relaxation, and fun – plus the resilience to hold up
under pressure and meet challenges head on.
University of California at Berkeley
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