Posts Tagged ‘fibromyalgia’


Can Fibromyalgia Syndrome Be Treated?

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by Junaid Ahmad

Fibromyalgia Syndrome Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a chronic, painful, and sometimes disabling condition commonly encountered by primary care physicians. Recent research has provided information about the pathophysiology of FMS that has implications for treatment. For example, it now seems most likely that the major pathophysiologic mechanisms of FMS involve central sensitization in the CNS, althoughRead more

Making a Firm Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and Understanding Its Pathophysiology

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by Junaid Ahmad

Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia Chronic musculoskeletal aches and pains as well as multiple tender points on palpation by an examiner characterize fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) in Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia. It’s more common in women than men; about 90 percent of patients are women. The most common age of presentation is between 30 and 60 years. However, FMSRead more

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