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National Fibromyalgia Association – President’s Message

This Saturday, the National Fibromyalgia Association broke their silence, sharing a “President’s Message.” There had been quite a bit of speculation about their current status, after their phone number had been disonnected, months ago. It seems not everyone on the NFA e-mail list (including me) received the e-mail, so I’m sharing it in case you [...]

Interview with Lynne Matallana – Part IV

This post is the conclusion of my interview with Lynne Matallana. I asked Matallana if she could elaborate on the National Fibromyalgia Association’s (NFA) letter that was released in response to the purposed new diagnostic critiera for fibromyalgia from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). “What we believe is that the diagnostic criteria that been [...]

Interview with Lynne Matallana – Part III

This post is a continuation of my interview with Lynne Matallana. Next I asked what new and exciting things can we expect to see from the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) in the upcoming years. “Oh my goodness, we have so many things that we are excited about! We are working on an Exercises Medicine Program. [...]

Interview with Lynne Matallana – Part II

This post is a continuation of my interview with Lynne Matallana. Matallana lit up when I asked her what new medical research excited her the most. “The idea that we can change our brain through new technology, such as neuro-transmitters or Neuro-stimulators. The research being done on cognitive behavior therapy in conjunction with exercise.” She [...]