Fibromyalgia and it's effects

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome that gets very little respect. Causing a host of symptoms including muscle aches, severe fatigue, sleep disturbance, dry mouth/eyes, dizziness, and memory loss, FM is a syndrome that oftentimes eludes diagnosis. The person looks healthy. Physical exam and laboratory evaluation usually reveals no objective abnormalities. Women young and old who report symptoms of FM may be labeled as chronic complainers, difficult patients, and even they themselves think they are going crazy. Fibromyalgia affects both women and men, but women to a great extent at an estimated ratio of 7:1. FM is now considered to be the most common cause of generalized, musculoskeletal pain in women between ages of 20 and 55 years and incidence increases with age. To diagnose FM a physician [...] Read more