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With Men, Fibromyalgia Diagnosis May Be Tougher

Friday 5 January 2018

 

From Fibromyalgia News Today:

 

Woman and man
 

With Men, Diagnosis May Be Tougher

By Robin Dix
Tuesday January 2, 2018
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Although 80 to 90 percent of fibromyalgia diagnoses are women, that still leaves about 1.5 million men in the United States who are affected. They are the forgotten minority, if you will. I’d like to take some time here to look at a few of the issues that affect men.

Just like women, men must experience pain for at least three months with no other known cause. Although men, for the most part, experience milder symptoms than their female counterparts, they can just as easily experience more debilitating pain and other symptoms.

 

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