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what is oligomenorrhea?

infrequent menstrual periods with variable cycle lengths

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What are the components of female athlete triad?

1. disordered eating behaviors
2. menstrual dysfxn
3. ostopenia/osteoporosis

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Fibromyalgia affects about __% of the population.

2%

4

Clinical diagnosis of fibromyalgia:

hx of widespread musculoskeletal pain (bilateral, above and below the waist, present for at least 3 months)

5

Fibromyalgia symptoms:

Multi-joint Pain
Fatigue
Waking unrefreshed
Cognitive (memory or thought) problems

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Possible fibromyalgia etiology:

"central sensitization" neurotransmitter

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Fibromyalgia differentials:

chronic fatigue syndrome
hypothyroid dysfxn

8

Fibromyalgia treatments:

TPI (trigger point injections)
Relaxation
Aerobic activity

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome symptoms:

severe fatigue > 6 months
Post-exertional malaise lasting > 24 hrs
Headaches
Sore throat
Tender lymph nodes
substantial short term memory or concentration impairment

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Etiology implications for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

infectious agents
immunologic dyxfxn
hypothalmic - pituitary adrenal
neutrally mediated hypotension
nutritional deficiency