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Treating Women’s Pain: Rose Oil, Yoga and Music
Women, when it comes to pain, don’t just grin and bear it. Plenty of treatments have been shown to work.
Anxiety Rx May Do Double Duty
What’s good for anxiety may also be good for fibromyalgia.
Tackling Fibromyalgia’s Painless Symptoms
Pain may be the worst symptom of fibromyalgia. But this condition carries additional difficulties, including depression, exhaustion, and problems with sleep.
Childhood Pain Linked to Adult Pain
While chronic pain is rare in young children, kids and teens can and do develop chronic pain conditions. New research shows that these kids may have a greater chance of having the same issues as adults. 
Arthritis Management Can Include Yoga
Yoga is an ancient Indian spiritual practice that millions enjoy today for its many physical and mental benefits. Yoga may bring some relief to people who have arthritis or similar diseases.
Fibromyalgia Symptoms May Be Worse in Young Patients
Youth is often associated with feeling good and healthy. But when it comes to patients with fibromyalgia, being young may not be better than being older.
Pains that May Gain from Creatine
Creatine supplements are reported to have several beneficial effects. Some of these claims, such as the ability to improve muscle performance, may have scientific evidence to back them up.
Teen Fibromyalgia Can Become an Adult Problem
Fibromyalgia is a painful disorder that mainly affects adult women, but teens can develop the condition as well. A recent study explored whether teens with fibromyalgia still had symptoms as adults.
In Search of the Source of Pain
Fibromyalgia is a disorder affecting  about two percent of people  with symptoms such as widespread pain, fatigue and sensitivity to pressure. The cause and cure for fibromyalgia is unknown. 
Rain and Pain in Fibromyalgia
The weather can have a profound effect on people. But contrary to popular belief, the weather might not have much to do with worsening of pain and fatigue in people with fibromyalgia.