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Fibromyalgia fibromyalgia

Chronic syndrome that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain, often at multiple sites. The cause is unknown. A significant number of persons with fibromyalgia also have mental disorders, especially depression.
 (FMS FMS - Flexible Manufacturing System (factory automation). ) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), collection of persistent, debilitating symptoms, the most notable of which is severe, lasting fatigue. In other countries it is known variously as myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome, and  (CFS CFS
abbr.
chronic fatigue syndrome


CFS,
n.pr See syndrome, chronic fatigue.

CFS Chronic fatigue syndrome, see there
) are two related diseases that effect millions of Americans. Jacob E. Teitelbaum, MD is the director of ARC; the main goal of the center is to help make effective treatments available for everyone. ARC's web site is dedicated to providing accurate and up-to-date information to those who suffer from CFS and FMS. It contains a network of patient support groups and over 700 health care professionals as well as research news and links to various organizations that focus on CFS and FMS. For more information please contact: Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, ARC, 466 Forelands Road, Annapolis, MD 21401; email: endfatigue@ aol.com; website: www.endfatigue. com.
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