May Is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month

May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month.

Help us raise awareness and dispel the myths about fibromyalgia.

FACT: Fibromyalgia is a real physical disorder with measurable biological abnormalities.

FACT: There is a specific set of diagnostic criteria developed by the American College of Rheumatology to be used for diagnosing fibromyalgia.

FACT: Fibromyalgia affects men, women and children of all ages.

FACT: Several recent studies have revealed markers of inflammation in fibromyalgia.

FACT: Exercise, when done properly,s can reduce some fibromyalgia symptoms and improve overall quality of life.

FACT: Although there is not yet a cure for fibromyalgia, it can be managed with the right combination of treatments and therapies.

Tell us about your plans and activities to help raise awareness.  

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