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Why did I get fibro and not everyone else?
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly genetic
There is some evidence that genes play a role in who develops fibromyalgia.

In brief: Possibly genetic
There is some evidence that genes play a role in who develops fibromyalgia.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
In brief: Causality
24 yo with fibromyalgia (FM) says,"why me?" Sufferers commonly have: femaleness, youth, first degree female relatives w.
FM, obesity, childbirth (esp. multiple), pelvic girdle injury (MVA, falls, lifting), prolonged sedentariness due to illness or injury, & Joint Hypermobility Syndrome ("benign" form). Unifying factors: soft tissue injury in unstable body tower repetitively stressed by gravity.

In brief: Causality
24 yo with fibromyalgia (FM) says,"why me?" Sufferers commonly have: femaleness, youth, first degree female relatives w.
FM, obesity, childbirth (esp. multiple), pelvic girdle injury (MVA, falls, lifting), prolonged sedentariness due to illness or injury, & Joint Hypermobility Syndrome ("benign" form). Unifying factors: soft tissue injury in unstable body tower repetitively stressed by gravity.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Pain Management
In brief: Several reasons
There are several factors involved in fibromyalgia ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, trauma and different medical illness including chronic pain; the exact cause is not known.
It is a relatively common problem although it is not an epidemic and hence not everyone would suffer from it.

In brief: Several reasons
There are several factors involved in fibromyalgia ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, trauma and different medical illness including chronic pain; the exact cause is not known.
It is a relatively common problem although it is not an epidemic and hence not everyone would suffer from it.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
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