Symptoms of CFS include persistent flu-like symptoms that do not subside after several days or weeks. Specifically, patients can experience loss of memory or concentration, soar throat, painful and enlarged lymph nodes in neck or armpits among other symptoms.
Fibromyalgia was originally thought to be a rheumatological problem, possibly in the arthritis family, because patients primarily complained of painful muscles. Then more recent research seemed to indicate that it was more of a central nervous system problem involving pain amplification. But what if fibromyalgia is actually caused by a…