In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture

Find out how acupuncture works, who should avoid it and what conditions it can treat.

Massage

Stressed out? Muscles ache? A massage might be what you need. But get the facts first.

Tai chi

With gentle movements and focused breathing, tai chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. See if it's right for you.

Causes

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common and often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus.

Fibromyalgia: What causes it?

Fibromyalgia is characterized by pain, fatigue and sleep problems, but what causes it?

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea causes people to repeatedly stop breathing during their sleep. Common signs of this sleep disorder include loud snores punctuated by periods of silence.

Complications

Persistent nervousness, worry and other anxiety symptoms can put you at risk of serious health problems. Take steps to ease your mind sooner rather than later.

Definition

Fibromyalgia misconceptions

Find out why these common misconceptions about fibromyalgia are wrong.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Fibromyalgia pain: Options for coping

You know you'll eventually have a difficult day. Prepare now to avoid extra stress when your fibromyalgia pain is particularly bad.

Risk factors

Depression

Take control of your mood and health. Explore the many depression treatment options and learn coping skills.

Symptoms

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Fibromyalgia symptoms or not?

Fibromyalgia symptoms often mimic those of other conditions. Determining the true cause of your symptoms is key to receiving proper treatment.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Tests and diagnosis

Complete blood count

A complete blood count can be used to evaluate your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

Sed rate (erythrocyte sedimentation rate)

Sed rate (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a simple blood test that can help detect or monitor certain inflammatory diseases.

Feb. 20, 2014

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