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100 Questions & Answers About Fibromyalgia

Author(s): Sharon Ostalecki, PhD
Martin S. Tamler, MD
  • ISBN-13: 9780763766566
  • Paperback    128 pages      © 2010
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Whether you’re a newly diagnosed patient, or a friend or relative of someone suffering with Fibromyalgia, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Fibromyalgia provides authoritative, practical answers to common questions about this condition to help patients and families achieve a greater understanding of all aspects of dealing with fibromyalgia including treatment options, sources of support, and much more. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.

Part  Preface  
Part  Introduction  
Part  Foreword  
Part  Acknowledgments  
Part  Dedication  
Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Sleep
Part  3  Associated Pain Conditions
Part  4  Pharmacologic Management
Part  5  Complementary Approach
Part  Appendix  
Part  Glossary  
Part  Index  

Sharon Ostalecki, PhD

Sharon Ostalecki, PhD, is the founder and executive director of Helping Our Pain & Exhaustion (H.O.P.E.), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance knowledge and awareness of fibromyalgia. Dr. Ostalecki graduated from Eastern University with a Bachelor‘s degree in science and a Masters in physics. She holds a PhD in nutrition and specializes in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. Her practice is in Novi, Michigan. For the past 8 years Dr. Ostalecki has lectured internationally and has written and published articles on fibromyalgia. She authored the book: Fibromyalgia: The Complete Guide from Medical Experts and Patients. (Jones & Bartlett, 2008) and is the executive producer of the documentary, Fibromyalgia: Fitting the Pieces Together, (Mort Crim Communications, Inc., 2008).  For the past 20 years she has lived with fibromyalgia, and brings her personal insights into her writing, lectures and clinical practice. Dr. Ostalecki has been involved in many professional, community, and outreach programs including: the Advisory Committee on Pain and Symptom Management (ACPSM) in Lansing, Michigan. She serves as the Michigan State Leader for the American Pain Foundation, and is a subcommittee member of the Michigan Governor’s Web site on health awareness and an active member in the National Institute of Health Council of Public Representatives (COPR) Associates Program. 

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Martin S. Tamler, MD

Dr. Martin S. Tamler received his medical degree in 1988 from, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN.  He completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Tamler has been recognized as a Top Doc, by HOUR Detroit Magazine as well as the Guide to America’s Top Physicians (Consumers’ Research Council) and has been listed in Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare.  He has published in medical journals, authoring abstracts and book chapters. Dr. Tamler has received numerous recognitions for his involvement in the education of fibromyalgia patients.  He was the chief medical advisor for the documentary Fibromyalgia: Fitting The Pieces Together, (Mort Crim, Communications, 2008) and is the medical director of Helping Our Pain & Exhaustion (H.O.P.E.), a Michigan nonprofit organization, dedicated to fibromyalgia awareness.


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