Friday, 03 Apr 2020

Fibromyalgia/Pain

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17 Apr 2015 Social Survey shows From 1999-2010 dramatic rise in #visits for Sleep probs (225%), Sleep apnea (442%), sleep med Rxs (293%) http://buff.ly/1zl3k8r 
20 May 2016 Social Restless leg syndr:10% of US, Mov't helps;rest worsens. Often +FHx, low iron, CRI, worse w EtOH, caffeine,SSRI. Rx: codeine mirapex sine met
30 May 2019 Social 184 juvenile Fibromyalga pts randomized to PBO or duloxetine (30-->60mg/d) for 13wks. Those on duloxetine failed the primary endpoint - mean 24 hr change in Brief Pain Inventory (BPI), but more Cymbalt pts had 30% nd 50% BPI reductions https://t.co/EuyCRqKzN7
04 Aug 2016 Social Although pain is associated w/ sleep quality, the Dx of Sleep Apnea is not associated with arthritis or joint pain. https://t.co/NKGqYHLuXN
08 Sep 2015 Social download the free #Fibromyalgia Patient info/education packet at RheumNow - Rheum News & Information http://t.co/LQen5pWjJ4
02 Aug 2018 Social Opioid use remains high "US has the highest per capita rate of opioid use in the world...double that of 2nd Germany & 7X higher than the UK.... On average, 40 people die daily in the US from opioid overdoses, a four-fold increase since 1999 https://t.co/ejtX8er7k7
17 Nov 2016 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Sleep and exercise is critical in pain. Poor sleepers and non-exercisers have way more widespread pain - Dan Clauw #AC…
19 Dec 2017 Social Rain May Not Cause Achy Joints - Analysis of 11.6 milion medicare outpatient visits shows no association between rainy (or # rainy) days & visits for back pain, arthritis https://t.co/X56rWSBAf2
23 Oct 2018 Social RT @DrBhana: Dr. Spiegal: Virtual Reality for reduction of acute pain, significant reduction compared to controls, NNT = 4, better than opi…
22 Mar 2016 Social RT @NYTHealth: The F.D.A. is requiring new warning labels for certain types of opioid painkillers https://t.co/esQ9sDGdzm
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: "Be the dog!" Mindfulness improves quality of life. Dr. Chiaramonte @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https://t.co/cACNr5MyFY
19 Mar 2019 Social Brain fog (Fibro Fog) is common with sleep disorders and fibromyalgia. Manifests as memory problems, poor mental focus, forgetfulness - all correctable with sleep medicine evaluation and sleep assistance. https://t.co/e6CXXkYV39
16 May 2015 Social Vit D & Pain? Review shows no evidence that vit D deficiency & supplementation is linked to chronic pain states http://t.co/vXjOCo3YD2
23 Jun 2016 Social Do Not Do CPK & Thyroid testing with suspected Fibromyalgia; study of 373 pts - none had high CPK & TSH not helpful https://t.co/xRp0xWBjDu
08 Sep 2017 Social 192 Chronic fatigue pts show high TGF-B,low resistin, 17 cytokines correlate w/ activity(CXCL*, GF, IL-4/5/7/13/17F) https://t.co/JlyY8qmE87
08 Aug 2019 Social Patients w/ pain, fatigue & myalgias should be #FM; but rarely could be Macrophagic myofasciitis -- rare myopathy manifest as "algias", weakness, fatigue, fever, & muscle tenderness. Dx by biopsy of vaccinated muscle showing PAS+ macrophages w/ aluminum https://t.co/9Ll4pE3wXJ
03 Oct 2016 Social Am Academy of Pediatrics & FDA panel caution against the use of codeine and narcotics in children. https://t.co/MFpHlMqBFG
08 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Approaches to treat pain need to be guided by the type of pain you are trying to treat #ACR17 @RheumNow https://t.co/a…
13 Oct 2015 Social Study shows 38% RA pts to have likely or possible neuropathic pain (by survey), assoc w/ more fibromyalgia & TJC http://t.co/WxuFny8iSr
25 Sep 2018 Social Large EMR study of 8,879 fibromyalgias patiens found 34 suicide attempts and 96 suicidal ideation events predicted by obesity & drug dependance but prevented with more frequent outpatient engagement https://t.co/j0Psi5As4g