There are some conditions that are misunderstood and sometimes not accepted by the medical community.

Fibromyalgia syndrome is just one of those. Though there were some doctors that accepted this as a real condition, there were many more who thought it was not real, and what some used when they could not figure out what was really wrong.

Today, those with symptoms of fibromyalgia are taken more seriously when they see their doctors, and there are even new medications on the market for this condition. There is some truth to doctors diagnosing fibromyalgia when nothing else can be found.

Your fibromyalgia signs and symptoms are going to mimic other diseases and conditions, but not everything will fit. As with conditions like Autism, it is often a matter of elimination before someone is diagnosed properly.
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