American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A syndrome characterized by chronic pain in the muscles and soft tissues surrounding joints, fatigue, and tenderness at specific sites in the body. Also called fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis, fibrositis.
- fibro- + myalgia (Wiktionary)
“I never used the term fibromyalgia, because the anatomy and pathology of the disease had never been described accurately and the name reflected a symptom complex, only.”
“Based on thesecommonalities, Okifuji and colleagues concluded that excess weight and obesity may well play a role in fibromyalgia and related dysfunction.”
“* Charming article on how fibromyalgia is supposedly not real.”
“I agree with the NYTimes article that fibromyalgia is in many ways a poorly defined condition.”
“The drug also is approved to treat a painful condition called fibromyalgia, diabetic nerve pain and pain after shingles.”
“As someone who has fibromyalgia, which is kind of like CFS, but with perks like muscle spasms, I felt a strong need to respond to this.”
“She is also disabled, suffering from a chronic illness called fibromyalgia that can at times render her bed bound for several days at a time.”
“There's a mental thing that happens sometimes, when you get fibromyalgia, which is aptly named, "fibro fog".”
“To the person who calls fibromyalgia a "disorder", please be aware that many with the problem are totally disabled in the true sense.”
“Many rheumatologists now believe that the fatigue and achiness in some lupus patients is compounded by another condition called fibromyalgia.”
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