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con·nec·tion

(kŏ-nek'shŭn),
A union of elements or things; a connecting structure.
Synonym(s): connexus

connection

/con·nec·tion/ (kah-nek´shun)
1. the act of connecting or state of being connected.
2. anything that connects; a connector.

connection

Vox populi A link of one form or another. See Africa connection, AIDS-malaria connection, Cross-connection, Monkey connection, Mosquito connection.

con·nec·tion

(kŏ-nek'shŭn)
A union of elements or things; a connecting structure.
Synonym(s): connexus.

Patient discussion about connection

Q. Is there a connection between Epstein-Barr Virus and Fibromyalgia and where can I find information? I was diagnosed with EBV 10 years ago and got diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Depression 5 yrs ago-is there a connection and if so where can I obtain information. If anyone can help-Thank You!

A. EBV is a herpes virus. And there are arguments from both sides if it has a connection or not to Fibromyalgia, some articles say that , some say the other. The truth is that for the patient it doesn’t mater. If you have it you have to deal with it and it doesn’t mater how it showed up. This mater to the researches.

Q. Is there any connection between ADD and Autism? I refer to ADD, not ADHD

A. there is a theory that ADD and learning disabilities are a "continuum" up to Asperger syndrome and autism. due to similarities in brain function and symptoms. mind you- it's a theory.

Q. Is there any genetic connection with fibromyalgia? My sweet daughter Ancy is 13 years old. She is complaining abdominal pain, morning stiffness and tight muscles. She got her periods when she was 12. I am at a loss to understand whether she complains muscular pain or joint pain as joint pain in teens is very rare and cannot be seen. Of late, she complains leg pain and more particularly muscular pain. She just goes to school and comes back and is not involved in any sport to get this muscular pain. What may be the reason for this muscular pain? My mom had fibromyalgia and suffered a lot with the pain. Now I am scared whether my daughter might be the case of fibromyalgia and more importantly is fibromyalgia possible in teens? Is there any genetic connection with fibromyalgia?

A. Yes it is possible. In medical terms it is being called ‘Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome’. It is a syndrome where a person experiences musculoskeletal pain and fatigue as the core symptom. This syndrome is possible in children especially in their teens. Girls are more prone to this syndrome than guys and it is very true that fibromyalgia has genetic connection as more than 75% of patients will have a family history of fibromyalgia. Her symptoms are very much related to JPFS symptoms and you can right away consult a physician who could suggest you Cognitive behavioral therapy [CBT] which is the best treatment for this syndrome. I wish her a speedy recovery.

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The Reconnect system provides reliable, fail-safe protection for personnel, the environment and our customers' well assets.
Dell and Goodwill Industries organizations in Central Texas, Michigan and the San Francisco Bay area have also launched Reconnect pilot programs.
lt;/pre> <p>This attempt to reconnect memories, to answer our ancestors' wandering, disturbed knocks at the door of our silence, sets the tone for this publication.
At 5pm, the 56-year-old was told the work was finished and a gas fitter would come to reconnect his meter.
With regards to the disconnection of his appliances during the modernisation of his home, as soon as we were informed by Mr Walton of the situation our engineers returned to the property to reconnect the cooker and washing machine.
However, in spite of the hardships he had to face there, he enjoyed more freedom to reconnect with his homeland, weaving musical elements into his poetry and fiction and giving voice to his African American heritage.
Re-branding ourselves as RENTNET is a great opportunity for us to get out there and reconnect with customers," said Lucas Haldeman, Vice President, RENTNET.
It had been closed for political reasons and now we have to reconnect the country's provinces.
If Kahn's oeuvre embodies timeless Beauty disconnected from messy life, his son's film seeks Truth by attempting to reconnect what his father compartmentalized.
Since most initiators try to reconnect and recover the session for a brief period of time after losing a TCP connection, a target crash can be transparent to the application if the target can manage to restart within that short interval.
While hot swap--the ability to disconnect and reconnect the drive while the system is still operational--is a standardized function in the Serial ATA specification, most computers don't allow physical access to the hard disk and cables while the system is operating.
In governmental talks between the two Koreas earlier this month, the two sides agreed to reconnect the railroads in the DMZ first.

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