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Where did Fibromyalgia come from?

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June 20, 2019 / By Chrysanta
Question: I have had Fibromyalgia for 7 years. I was wondering if anyone knows how this newer type illness began, or where it originated? How could an immune system disorder like this suddenly start affecting thousands of people out of the blue? It is like I woke up one morning in July, 2003 with a terrible case of the Flu, and it never went away. I am referring to the true illness of fibromyalgia that is debilitating & extremely painful. Not in reference to ssi or people who are incorrectly diagnosed.
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Avila Avila | 5 days ago
Fibromyalgia is a genetic muscle disease. Triggers are typically trauma, infections, or any stress. Co-morbidities are very frequent such as auto-immune diseases but fibromyalgia per se is not an autoimmune disease. Like any chronic pain disease, it has central nervous system changes. In fact, without them, there would not be a chronic pain disease. However, those changes are the proof that fibromyalgia exists even if they are only secondary. I defy any neuroradiologist to diagnose fibromyalgia by being shown those changes. At best they will diagnose a chronic pain disease. The theory of those changes being pushed forward comes from Big Pharma that advocates anti-epileptics as a treatment. People should realize that anti-epileptics could be used for any pain (such as a headache) because they slow down the neurological signals. Would anyone take an antiepileptic for a simple headache? Wait a while and they'll start advertizing it. In fact their reps are already pushing forward when they talk to the doctors. That is why they have been condemned twice for false advert, the first time some 250 M$ and last year 2.5 Billion $!
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Avila Originally Answered: Where did Fibromyalgia come from?
Fibromyalgia is a genetic muscle disease. Triggers are typically trauma, infections, or any stress. Co-morbidities are very frequent such as auto-immune diseases but fibromyalgia per se is not an autoimmune disease. Like any chronic pain disease, it has central nervous system changes. In fact, without them, there would not be a chronic pain disease. However, those changes are the proof that fibromyalgia exists even if they are only secondary. I defy any neuroradiologist to diagnose fibromyalgia by being shown those changes. At best they will diagnose a chronic pain disease. The theory of those changes being pushed forward comes from Big Pharma that advocates anti-epileptics as a treatment. People should realize that anti-epileptics could be used for any pain (such as a headache) because they slow down the neurological signals. Would anyone take an antiepileptic for a simple headache? Wait a while and they'll start advertizing it. In fact their reps are already pushing forward when they talk to the doctors. That is why they have been condemned twice for false advert, the first time some 250 M$ and last year 2.5 Billion $!

Abigale Abigale
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Stirling Stirling
I've had this illness for 22 years. I don't appreciate the judgments other people who don't have this thing hand down to to those of us who do. They can't possibly understand, and we can't expect them to. As much as I hate the judgments, I wouldn't want anyone of these people to have to know this illness firsthand. Even doctors have been judgmental. I doubt that anyone knows what's causing this. I have my suspicions, though. Most of the fibromyalgia patients I know have suffered some kind of abuse in their lives. Also, the environment is so toxic. Can we continue to pollute our land and not expect someone to get sick? Mine started as a flu, too. As you say, it never went away. The symtpoms are mostly pain, but I know that there are a wide range of symptoms. It's true that many people have been misdiagnosed.
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Palmer Palmer
Just looked up Origin of Fibro, and they don't know where or when exactly it started. I think it came down to having so many people complain of the same types of symptoms that they had to put nmae to it and start researching it. I am going into my 13th year and I'm finding new symptoms that I didn't originally start with.
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Palmer Originally Answered: How do I know if I have Fibromyalgia? Is it hereditary?
There's a LOT of info on the net about Fibromyalgia (FMS), it could be very overwhelming. To be honest your pain could be a symptom of many things, but it could very well be FMS. Many Docs diagnose it nowadays (there was a time that it was rarely diagnosed.) You should seek a diagnosis of some kind, sometimes you have to be persistent & see many doc's before getting help. I've had FMS my whole life (it is 1 med' belief that it IS hereditary & I happen to agree). I was diagnosed with FMS about 10 years ago, but like I said I had it all my life & had to see countless docs before I got the diagnosis. Now every doc I've seen since confirms it. Once you get a diagnosis there are many treatment options, from pain killers to extreme protocols, some will tell you that you HAVE to exercises, others will tell you that you should rest as much as possible. Well meaning people can be overwhelming too. The truth is, we can only "treat" ourselves, you will know if you are capable of doing exercise or not, etc. It takes quite a bit of time to learn how YOUR body is coping with the illness. I have tried many treatments, trust me, I've tried so many that my head spins thinking about it, but I can't tell you 1 treatment is the best over another, because it is such an individual illness. A friend of mine is currently on the Guaifenesin Protocol & is doing fantastic on it. Here's the link: http://www.fibromyalgiatreatment.com/index.htm I am also planning on doing it, but it takes a while to prepare for it. I've also been on the Marshall Protocol which is much more controversial & not designed specifically for FMS as the Guif' Protocol is, but it did help me, I tried Lyrica for pain relief & though I know it helps others with FMS, it did not help me. There's more I could recommend, but I suggest looking into the Guif' first. You have to remember FMS will only get worse if you ignore it. Things may not be too bad right now but they will get worse, there are many things that we do & don't even know it that actually aggravates our symptoms & makes us worse off such as diet or enviroment. Despite what some "experts" say, it IS a progressive disease, no one may have died from FMS that we know of, but it definitely can deteriorate our lives severely. The good news is that you are looking for help, the sooner you treat it the easier it will be for you to control it & avoid it from getting worse. That's the best part is nowadays it IS becoming more well known & doctors are taking it much more seriously then before. So IF you have it, please check out the link I posted, you can't cure FMS, but you definitely CAN control it. You may also want to join 1 of the MANY support groups out there for FMS (or for other similar illnesses such as Lupus, MS, Lyme Disease, etc) Yahoo Groups has some nice ones with helpful advice & support. If you have FMS you will need support. I hope you find your answers, keep researching but don't become overwhelmed, we can worry ourselves into even worse symptoms if we aren't careful. Hope this helps, take care

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