Breaking thru Fibromyalgia Fog for Better Communication
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by muscular pains, tenderness, mood disorder, and memory issues. It is more prevalent in the females and is often associated with other autoimmune diseases and emotional distress. Thus many sufferings with fibromyalgia have irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, and even depression.
It is a disease with varied symptomatology. Thus there is lots of disinformation and lack of understanding about fibromyalgia. As Dr. White KP described that many even in the scientific community many have failed to fully appreciate this disease. Some have even gone to extent of suggesting that it is not a disease but rather a syndrome, or it exists due to the laziness of people and society, or that it is just a psychological disease (1). These beliefs just underline that how poorly this condition has been understood till date.