alexa Alpha-like EEG activity in non-REM sleep and the fibromyalgia (fibrositis) syndrome.
Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology

Journal of Pain & Relief

Author(s): Horne JA, Shackell BS

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The occurrence and characteristics of alpha-like activity during non-REM (NREM) sleep were examined in 11 subjects suffering from non-inflammatory (non-rheumatoid) musculoskeletal pain--fibromyalgia ('fibrositis'), and in 15 symptom-free controls. Both groups claimed to be good sleepers. Mean percentage alpha-like activity in sleep stages 2, 3, 4 and for NREM as a whole were greatest for the fibromyalgia group, but not significantly different from those of the controls. Overlap in the distribution of NREM alpha-like activity in sleep between the two groups indicated that it is not directly related to musculoskeletal symptoms. Spectral analyses showed a frontal area prevalence of this (kappa?) activity in the fibromyalgia group.
This article was published in Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol and referenced in Journal of Pain & Relief

Relevant Expert PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords