Cutting through the history and medical jargon found in more exhaustive and incomprehensible reference books, this guide focuses on the most important things readers need to know in order to effectively understand and manage fibromyalgia, especially important now, with 22 new fibromyalgia-fighting drugs on the market. This new edition teaches readers how to:
- Communicate better with doctors and healthcare providers
- Evaluate pain medications and non-medical therapies
Lynne Matallana co-founded the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) and, in 2001, she published the first-ever consumer magazine to focus on FM, Fibromyalgia AWARE. Ms. Matallana is now president of the NFA.
Laurence A. Bradley, Ph.D., is a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Clinical Rheumatology and Immunology.