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myalgia

[mī′al·jē·ə]
(medicine)
Pain in the muscles.
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Institute of Medicine criteria for diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome Patient has each of the following three symptoms at least half of the time, to at least a moderately severe degree: * A substantial reduction or impairment in the ability to engage in preillness levels of occupational, educational, social, or personal activities that persists for >6 months and is accompanied by fatigue, which is often profound, is of new or definite onset (not lifelong), is not the result of ongoing excessive exertion, and is not substantially alleviated by rest.
When Katie STEPHENSON was diagnosed with ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis - also known as chronic fatigue syndrome).
Several of the individuals who were involved in creating the 2003 Canadian ME/CFS criteria, as well as other scientists and clinicians, have recently published what they refer to as the International Consensus Criteria for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME-ICC) (Carruthers et al., 2011).
"I've missed out on half the season suffering with myalgic encephalomyelitis, so to be considered for the UK entry into this prestigious tournament is very flattering and a huge honour for me," said Roberts, who works for Fugro Robertson at Llanrhos.
NeuroEndocrineImmune Diseases include myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia (FM), chronic Lyme disease (CLD), multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS) and Gulf War illnesses (GWI).
Pain intensity (VAS and Likert), sleep disturbance (sleep-1, 2, 3), number of tender points, total myalgic score, the FIQ, the HAQ and the BDI were applied to patients at recruitment and at every visit thereafter.
The University of Dundee research found abnormalities in the white blood cells of children with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis which suggested they had been fighting off an infection.
In an article published in Neuroendocrinology Letters, researchers from Belgium and Poland report that plasma coenzyme Q10 levels are significantly lower in individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), a chronic disease characterized by extreme fatigue and inflammatory, autonomic and neuropsychiatric symptoms.
Compared with the patients in the physical therapy group, the patients in the hypnotherapy group showed a significantly better outcome with respect to their pain experience, fatigue on awakening, sleep pattern and global assessment at 12 and 24 weeks, but this was not reflected in an improvement of the total myalgic score measured by a dolorimeter.
I am especially worried that people with illnesses, having largely invisible, randomly fluctuating, unpredictable, symptoms, such as ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) will be squeezed into a one-leotard-fits-all programme and be badly hurt as a result.
The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of Ontario.
A MYALGIC encephalitis (or chronic fatigue syndrome) affects around 240,000 sufferers a year in Britain and can be linked to conditions like depression.