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Fibromyalgia: can a person have fibro flares many years apart?

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Dr. Keith Rafal
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: It is not uncommon f

Yes it is possible.
It is not uncommon for someone living with fibromyalgia to experience periods of flare ups and periods of relatively mild symtpoms. The intervals between flare ups can vary from patient to patient with different potential triggers such as stress, infection, physical trauma, surgery, lifestyle changes and insomnia to name just a few.

In brief: It is not uncommon f

Yes it is possible.
It is not uncommon for someone living with fibromyalgia to experience periods of flare ups and periods of relatively mild symtpoms. The intervals between flare ups can vary from patient to patient with different potential triggers such as stress, infection, physical trauma, surgery, lifestyle changes and insomnia to name just a few.
Dr. Keith Rafal
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Yes

? can fibromyalgia (FM) flares occur years apart.
FM causality w. several co-factors conjoined in various combinations in different sufferers. Individual lifestyle & environmental stressors, weight, exercise, nutrition, sun exposure, childbirth pelvic & other mechanical injuries, & suffering with sedentariness from other illnesses all change over time. The wrong combo of stressors incite FM.

In brief: Yes

? can fibromyalgia (FM) flares occur years apart.
FM causality w. several co-factors conjoined in various combinations in different sufferers. Individual lifestyle & environmental stressors, weight, exercise, nutrition, sun exposure, childbirth pelvic & other mechanical injuries, & suffering with sedentariness from other illnesses all change over time. The wrong combo of stressors incite FM.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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