FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES - Associated Conditions of Fibromyalgia

 

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ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS OF FIBROMYALGIA (FM)

Fibromyalgia has often been called the "great imitator" because so many of its symptoms mimic those of other disorders. As a result, it can often be difficult to receive a proper diagnosis of fibromyalgia. However, there are subtle differences between many of the illnesses and FM. Learning more about each of these disorders can help you figure out just how fibromyalgia is distinct from them.

Common disorders that fibromyalgia is often mistaken for include:

People with fibromyalgia are also at greater risk of developing a number of other disorders, many of which can exacerbate your current fibromyalgia symptoms, or are linked to certain conditions, which may lead to fertility problems. Illnesses, diseases and conditions that fall into this category include:

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