There is no obvious, objective method (such as laboratory or imaging tests) for diagnosing fibromyalgia. The criteria used to study fibromyalgia are very helpful, particularly if the patient does not have another disorder, such as depression or arthritis, which could complicate the diagnosis. Failure to meet the criteria, however, does not rule out fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia should be suspected in any person who has muscle and joint pain with no identifiable cause.
Because many patients...Read more
For years people with fibromyalgia who are unable to continue working at a full-time job have struggled and worried about whether they... Read more »
A new study published in the 26 April 2012 issue of the Molecular Pain journal found that fibromyalgia patients had significantly less... Read more »
Traveling is supposed to be a pleasurable activity. We all dream of relaxing on warm sandy beaches, curling up by a cozy fire in a mountain-top... Read more »