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Let's Bust These 5 Myths About Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is an illness that seems to be surrounded by many myths. While this illness has been around for quite a while, there is still a lot that is unknown about it; however, as we learn more about fibromyalgia, the better we are able to debunk many of the myths surrounding it.

The following are five common myths I have found that surround fibromyalgia, along with the truths behind them. I hope that learning the truth behind these myths will help you to understand more about your illness, or the illness that affects your loved one.

1) Myth: Fibromyalgia is a purely psychological illness. Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread pain, tender points, poor quality of sleep, and fatigue.

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