Category Archive for: ‘Morning Stiffness’

Sleep On It: Waking Up with Pain, Stiffness Can Mean Your Mattress Is Old

July 22, 2009El Paso Times -McClatchy-Tribune Information ServiceTMC News Couples may spend hours selecting furniture for their new home. And many women take their time choosing the perfect paint color and drapes for their bedrooms. But how many people give the same amount of consideration in choosing a mattress? Considering how much time people spend on it daily — at …

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Milnacipran: A Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor for the Management of Fibromyalgia Syndrome

July 1, 2009By Deborah A. Cios, PharmD, Julie E. Kim, PharmD, MBA, BCPSModern Medicine Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a condition classified by widespread chronic pain and is associated with fatigue, morning stiffness, and disordered sleep. Milnacipran is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) that was recently approved by FDA for the management of FMS. In clinical trials, milnacipran has …

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