Where can I find a doctor to treat my fibromyalgia?
What kind of doctor treats fibromyalgia?
What kinds of non-medical things can I do to help my fibromyalgia?
Is (fill in blank) a symptom of fibromyalgia?
Where can I find a support group for fibromyalgia?
Where can I find a listing of the Tender Points of fibromyalgia?
The doctor just told me I have fibromyalgia. What are some things I should do first?
What is a good book to read about fibromyalgia?
I have had fibromyalgia myself since 1993.
New ways to that I can help my fibromyalgia myself and also learn of new ways the doctors and clinicians have of helping us.
Fibromyalgia is considered a syndrome, not a disease. It is a collection of symptoms, but not a defined DISEASE. 5/30/05...UPDATE...there is new information through the Fibromyalgia Network that fibro may actually be a disease.
Whether fibromyalgia is progressive or not seems to be an interesting controversy right now. Some patients do seem to have a "progressive" course in that their fibro gets worse each year. Because we have no measurements (fibromyalgia doesn't cause any sort of degeneration/deformity of any part of the body), we really can't term it progressive. Currently I'm trying to think of a better term.
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Hi Madeline, Sorry to be so late in answering but I did not receive a notification that I had a question waiting. Was a Tender Points test done to determine that she has fibro? That is still the onky
Hi Ashis...the fatigue is a very common symptom of fibromyalgia, but the nightime sweating and visual phenomena when you sneeze are not commonly related to fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia's main symptom is
Hi Rick...firstly, there is a difference between fibro tender points and trigger points. Fibro tender points are in very specific places (see illustration here: http://www.fmnetnews.com/fibro-basics/diagnosis)
Hi Brenda, First ask your primary care doctor if he or she treats fibro, and if not, ask for a referral within your insurance's system of doctors. Many different types of doctors treat fibromyalgia: internists
Hi Nestor...first, I'm not a medical professional so any irregularity in your normal health should be checked by a doctor. As far as having fibromyalgia, yes, our 'normal' is to be a bit sore even when
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