Fibromyalgia: Clinical Guidelines and Treatments by Erin Lawson MD, Mark S. Wallace MD

By Erin Lawson MD, Mark S. Wallace MD

This functional textual content offers a scientific evaluation of the etiology, analysis and remedy for fibromyalgia. present evidence-based remedies and instructions are emphasised in addition to way of life amendment feedback for the sufferer. additionally integrated is a evaluation of present literature, learn and rising advancements in this general ache syndrome. a number of healthcare specialties, together with ache administration, rheumatology, neurology, inner drugs and relatives perform, will locate this entire consultant to be a worthy source to their regimen therapy of fibromyalgia and enhance patient's caliber of life.

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A significant number of patients with FMS also have functional somatic syndromes such as chronic fatigue syndrome [4]. A leading hypothesis to explain the diversity of symptoms and sensitivity is the concept of central sensitivity, whereby the CNS maintains a lower threshold for pain [5]. Not all patients with FMS have all of these symptoms or comorbidities; however, a significant proportion share enough that a more clear etiology is beginning to emerge. In overview, there are several possible etiologies of FMS under investigation.

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