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      Your Health 6-4-13 Fibromyalgia and the weather

      {}{}{} Think your fibromyalgia is triggered or changes with the weather?{}{}{}{} A new study shows that weather conditions do not affect the pain or fatigue associated with this chronic condition.{}{}{}{}{} Although, some people with fibromyalgia are sensitive to changes in temperature, sunshine and precipitation.{}{}{}{} Researchers in the Netherlands say, their analyses provide more evidence against, than in support of, the daily influence of weather on fibromyalgia pain and fatigue.{}{}{} The research involved nearly 350 women with fibromyalgia, a chronic syndrome that causes unexplained pain, fatigue, headaches and sleep disturbances.{} {}{}{}{}{}{}{} The study appears in the journal Arthritis Care & Research.

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