Fibromyalgia, a central nervous system disorder, is described as a 'central sensitisation syndrome' caused by neurobiological abnormalities which act to produce physiological pain and cognitive impairments as well as neuro-psychological symptomatology. Other symptoms include debilitating fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness. The cause of fibromyalgia is currently unknown.
Test For Fibromyalgia Within Sight: Only A Blood Sample Required
Researchers from Ohio State have discovered and patented a new blood test for fibromyalgia that should speed diagnosis.
Breakthrough In Fibromyalgia Research: Pain Is In Your Skin, Not In Your Head
Using new microscope techniques, researchers at a biopharmaceutial company have found that fibromyalgia is caused by excess nerve endings surrounding certain blood vessels in the skin.