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
Last week, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made it official: Lyrica, the trade name of the Pfizer drug pregabalin, was... 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 »
Fibromyalgia, a disease that is still not completely understood, is the subject of much research. Besides the fatigue associated with fibromyalgia,... Read more »