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Re: A randomised controlled trial comparing duloxetine and acetyl L-carnitine in fibromyalgic patients: preliminary data.

Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2015 Mar-Apr;33(1 Suppl 88):82-5. Epub 2015 Mar 18.


Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a chronic disorder characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain, troubled sleep, disturbed mood, and fatigue.

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An oxygen tank and a new drug

It was good enough for Micheal Jackson so it is good enough for me.  I had to check out the hyperbaric oxygen tank at the Therapy Centre in Exeter. 619 more words


Black Water Rising*

“I think that I just don’t want to know if the cancer is spreading and a blow-by-blow account of its wanderings,” I say to Dr Stein. 355 more words

Duloxetine (Cymbalta®): A triumph of marketing-based medicine

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1. Ramirez, Jorge H (2014): Duloxetine database | WHO ICTRP, ClinicalTrials.gov, Embase, PubMed, ISI, others. figshare.
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Evidence Based Medicine

The evolution of pain-what we don't know really hurts!

The longer we treat pain the more questions keep coming up. After many years of seeing patients with no serious tissue damage or damage that has healed quite well, and suffering from disabling pain demands attempted explanation. 963 more words

Chronic Pain

Good times, bad times

I suspect Led Zeppelin songs might be a good source of blog titles, so let’s start with this one.

It’s certainly the most relevant. Darling Husband (DH) was doing better towards the end of last week and I must admit to a foolish display of optimism in thinking that possibly he was over the worst of the duloxetine withdrawal and that the… 327 more words

The Highs and Lows of Being Mentally Ill

One of the things I wanted for this blog was to avoid discussing mental illness. Well, avoid discussing my mental illness. But this blog chronicles my life and unfortunately mental illness is a big part of it. 554 more words