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Doctor questions diagnosis.

Fibromyalgia: Misdiagnosis Rates Are High

There’s disagreement between fibromyalgia diagnoses in the U.S and established diagnostic criteria for the condition — many people told they have it may not.

By Diane Domina
Nurse drawing blood sample from patient for testing.

An Accurate Blood Test for Fibromyalgia

A doctor tells HealthCentral that the FM/a blood test’s accuracy is “pretty spectacular.”

By Nancy Monson
A woman with back and neck pain.

Is it Fibromyalgia or Something Else?

If you have chronic pain, you might have fibromyalgia, or one of these other conditions. Learn how you can tell them apart.

By Karen Lee Richards
A woman getting a diagnosis from her doctor.

Tips For An Accurate Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

There is no test that can confirm fibromyalgia, but these tips can help rule out other conditions with similar symptoms.

By Ginger Vieira
Medical marijuana on prescription paper.

Does Medical Marijuana Work for Psoriatic Arthritis?

Cynthia Covert found no relief from psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia until she starting using medical marijuana.

By Casey Nilsson