In the most common type of fibromyalgia, the causes are not known. Physical injuries, emotional trauma, or viral infections such as Epstein-Barr may trigger the disorder, but no one trigger has proven to be a cause of primary fibromyalgia.
Many experts believe that fibromyalgia is not a disease, but is rather a chronic pain condition brought on by several abnormal body responses to stress. Areas in the brain that are responsible for the sensation of pain react differently in fibromyalgia...Read more
Full Question:Have you ever heard that migraines can cause numbness to the left side of the body, starting in the feet and moving up the... Read more »
Fibromyalgia has brought many challenges and limitations into my life, not the least of which is finding clothes that are not painful to... Read more »
Today, May 12, 2011 is National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. As many of our users live with both RA and fibromyalgia, Karen Lee Richards -... Read more »