“Symptoms of a cause”
Fibromyalgia is a syndrome
Fibromyalgia is the second
or third most common disorder treated by rheumatologists -
57% of RA patients and 24% of
Psoriatic Arthritis patients have FM symptoms. Fibromyalgia has many symptoms in
common with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and these two syndromes may turn out to be
one and the same.
LOW DOPAMINE / ReDuced GRAY MATTER
linked with reduced gray matter, possibly resulting from low
production in the areas of the brain that process pain –
according to a
study published in The Journal of Pain.
WHO IS MORE LIKELY TO HAVE FIBROMYALGIA?
9 times more
common among women than men - usually between the ages of 40 and 60
More common in Caucasians than other races