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Can anyone develop fibromyalgia?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Fibromyalgia can develop in anyone but usually adults and usually adult women who outnumber men 8:1.

In brief: Yes
Fibromyalgia can develop in anyone but usually adults and usually adult women who outnumber men 8:1.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Andrew Ho
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You never know in advance until you get it.
Perhaps this is the reason why most patients have many years of delay between onset of fibromyalgia to correct diagnosis. If you are not sure, it is best to mention to your doctor.

In brief: Yes
You never know in advance until you get it.
Perhaps this is the reason why most patients have many years of delay between onset of fibromyalgia to correct diagnosis. If you are not sure, it is best to mention to your doctor.
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
In brief: Yes
Females have fibromyalgia (FM) more frequently than males because pelvises more delicate & exposed to childbirth.
Loose pelvices stress entire body tower of ligaments, muscles, tendons, & fascia; causing chronic spasms & trigger point peripheral pain generators. Women with Hypermobility Syndrome particularly prone to develop subluxing pelvises. Hypermobility inherited & is FM familial connection.

In brief: Yes
Females have fibromyalgia (FM) more frequently than males because pelvises more delicate & exposed to childbirth.
Loose pelvices stress entire body tower of ligaments, muscles, tendons, & fascia; causing chronic spasms & trigger point peripheral pain generators. Women with Hypermobility Syndrome particularly prone to develop subluxing pelvises. Hypermobility inherited & is FM familial connection.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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