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The different stages of fibromyalgia (Health and Wellness, 2016)

Sometime in our past, recent or further …we have been told we have fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a syndrome in which a person has long-term, body-wide pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. This article suggests that there are four stages to fibromyalgia. 

Fibromyalgia now considered a lifelong central nervous system disorder

Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong central nervous system disorder, which is responsible for amplified pain that shoots through the body in those who suffer from it

New research in UK points to a blood test for diagnosing fibro

British researchers have launched a genetic study of fibromyalgia patients that they hope could lead to a new blood test to diagnose the disease.

Fibromyalgia is a poorly understood disorder characterized by deep tissue pain, fatigue, headaches, depression and insomnia. It is notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat, and some doctors refuse to recognize it as a disease.

Scientists at King’s College London will study tissue samples and measurements taken from volunteers enrolled in Twins UK, a comprehensive study on the effects of genes, aging, disease and the environment on over 12,000 identical and non-identical twins.

Does it Hurt to Wear Clothes? These Fibromite-Tested Tips can Help!