Generalized pain. Because there is no test for fibromyalgia, your doctor must rely solely on your group of symptoms to make a diagnosis. In the american college of rheumatology guidelines for diagnosing fibromyalgia, one of the criteria is widespread pain throughout your body for at least three months. "widespread" is defined as pain on both sides of your body, as well as above and below your waist.
Several. ? about symptoms of fibromyalgia (FM). FM is label for symptom constellation w. no known cause, according to medical Orthodoxy. Chronic pain in 4 quadrants of back is defining. Depression & restless sleep is common. A plethora of disjunctive symptoms are attendant &, IMO, the unifying link is dysautonomia of parasympathetic & sympathetic nervous systems & resultant organ dysfunctions.