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  1. What's the difference between an acute illness and a chronic illness?
    acute illnesses run their own course. a chronic illnesses is one that requires medical supervision and is often a disease that has formed over a long period of time.
    acute illness is one that has formed over a long period of time, needing medical intervention. a chronic illness will run it's own course and end eventually.
    acute illness only affects young, attractive women. chronic illnesses effect anyone, regardless of age.
    all of the above
    none of the above

  2. What is an MAOI?
    monetary amount or interest
    antidepressant drug
    brain specialist
    type of cancer
    type of neurotransmitter

  3. What causes "fibro-fog"?
    there's no conclusive origin for this symptom of FM
    lack of intelligence in couch potatoes is the reason for this symptom
    FM patients get too much sleep at night
    the heating and cooling of the atmosphere is responsible
    the fiberous tissues in animal meat eaten by FM patients

  4. Which of the following statements about Fibromyalgia is correct?
    Fibromyalgia usually occurs without any other associated condition.
    It is not uncommon for fibromyalgia to occur in patients who have other rheumatic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
    Fibromyalgia is also associated with mental illness.
    Fibromyalgia is not a true illness, it's all in your head.

  5. According to the National Insitute of Health, Fibromyalgia is considered:
    a form of arthritis
    an arthritis-related condition and a rheumatic disease
    not a true illness, it's all in your head
    a personality disorder
    all of the above

  6. What is Serotonin?
    a neurotransmitter
    a place in Europe
    a hormone
    drink preservative
    muscle disease

  7. What does the abbreviation EBL mean?
    early bird lives
    each body leaks
    estimated body loss
    estimated blood leakage
    estimated blood loss

  8. People with fibromyalgia have abnormal levels of a chemical which helps transmit pain signals to and from the brain. That chemical is known as:
    substance A
    substance F
    substance P
    substance D
    all of the above

  9. People in what country have FM and/or CFS/ME?
    united states

  10. Which one is NOT a physiological abnormality connected with FM?
    alterations in chemical transmitters
    alterations in system function
    normally elevated levels of cytokines
    alterations in the autonomic nerve system
    none of the above


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