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Is fibromyalgia just psychosomatic?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

While the pain of fm and depression are often seen in the same patient, fm is not a pure psych disorder.

In brief: No

While the pain of fm and depression are often seen in the same patient, fm is not a pure psych disorder.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No!

Fibromyalgia is a medical condition, not psychiatric!

In brief: No!

Fibromyalgia is a medical condition, not psychiatric!
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: No

FM is widespread pain disorder that begins in body's peripheral soft tissues, whereat mechanical injuries beget inactivity, weaker tissues & repetitive injury from assault of gravitational stress on the body tower. Non-restorative sleep imposed by chronic pain arouses fatigue, lethargy, depression, & confusion (fibrofog); expressions with psychological guise.

In brief: No

FM is widespread pain disorder that begins in body's peripheral soft tissues, whereat mechanical injuries beget inactivity, weaker tissues & repetitive injury from assault of gravitational stress on the body tower. Non-restorative sleep imposed by chronic pain arouses fatigue, lethargy, depression, & confusion (fibrofog); expressions with psychological guise.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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