Fibromyalgia (FM) is a mysterious disorder, the underlying causes of which are not very clearly understood. Unfortunately, it is quite common, especially among women aged 20 to 50. Individuals affected by the disease experience long-term, widespread pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues.
The condition has been extensively studied by experts across the globe for decades – many theories have been formulated, only to be refuted years later. Diagnosis is a result of exclusion, rather than defining pathophysiological characteristics.
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