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Could Fibromyalgia Be an Autoimmune Disorder?

Doctors have long believed that fibromyalgia is a psychogenic illness caused by the central nervous system. As the origin of fibromyalgia remains unknown, new researchers have made new findings this year using the antibodies of fibromyalgia patients injected into mice. It was noted that the mice being injected with the antibodies found in the blood …

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Doctor diagnosis

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Rheumatology Consultation

Everyone knows that specialist consultations are costly. Whether it is your first rheumatology consultation or subsequent reviews, it is wise to be prepared for every visit. There are 79 rheumatologists in Singapore and I have consulted 5 in the private hospitals to explore different treatment alternatives. I become more accustomed to the requirement and terminologies …

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Life changing illness

4 Worst Fibromyalgia Symptoms That Changed My Life

In the field of medicine, there is no certainty. Not presenting any symptoms could sometimes means they are just being masked. There are several fibromyalgia symptoms and everyone experiences them differently on different scales.   Some symptoms are tolerable while some are plain torturing. Here are my thoughts on the 4 worst fibromyalgia symptoms that …

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What to Know About Fibromyalgia and COVID-19

With the current pandemic situation, those with pre-existing health conditions often wonder what are their risks of contracting COVID-19 and how COVID-19 impact people with fibromyalgia. As we know that COVID-19 causes long-term impact on health even when the patients have recovered from the infection, these people who suffer from post-COVID symptoms are known as …

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10 Celebrities Who Have Spoken Out About Their Fibromyalgia

When Lady Gaga revealed on Twitter in September 2017 that she has been suffering from fibromyalgia, it created worldwide sensationalism. Fibromyalgia received media attention overnight and thanks to her, many people heard of fibromyalgia for the first time. She then became one of the most prominent figures to be diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Some other prominent figures include Morgan Freeman …

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