Listen & believe her. Finding out what is bothering a spouse with fibromyalgia is tough, since patients with fibromyalgia often feel misunderstood. The pain they suffer is invisible to others & often underestimated. They are often judged as hypochondriac or lazy due to pain and fatigue. Take time & listen to your spouse, empathize & validate her symptoms. She needs your love & support, & she needs you to believe her.
Evaluation. ? how to discover underlying cause in fibromyalgia (FM) sufferer. My opinion is that a major causal factor in this multifactorial disorder is musculoskeletal injury w. chronic widespread muscle spasm. An Osteopath is best medical specialist to evaluate. Aquatherapy, gentle yoga, walking, & tai chi best ways to rehabilitate; during pain honeymoon from Acupunture, massage, trigger point injections.