That is not fibromyalgia which alters when it alteration finds—or is it?

In work that is slowly ambling through the review and publication practice, we show that fibromyalgia is over-diagnosed in women and under diagnosed in men, at least based on post ACR 2010 criteria; and psychosocial symptoms influence physicians more than pain. Selection and confirmation bias permeate the process. And most people diagnosed with fibromyalgia don’t …

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Fibromyalgianess, polysymptomatic distress or what?

A recent FM Perplex commentator wrote, “Fibromyalgianess sounds ridiculous.” As the inventor or father of the term, I couldn’t agree more. But here’s how it all came about. The 2010 “American College of Rheumatology Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia and Measurement of Symptom Severity” [1] proposed two variables for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. One counted …

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