- Q Can pregnancy cause fibromyalgia?
Celeste Cooper, RheumatologyMost of what I have to say about pregnancy and fibromyalgia is from a personal view and anecdotal one. I did have very difficult pregnancies with severe prolonged morning sickness. However, I doubt that pregnancy was the cause of my FM, I suspect the FM... Full Answer
- Q Does my gender affect my risk of developing fibromyalgia?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineGender may make a difference in who is diagnosed with fibromyalgia. It has been found that women are more likely to see their doctors to talk about symptoms of pain, fatigue, sleeplessness, and depression. With fibromyalgia, about 80% to 90% of people... Full Answer
- Q What other illnesses cause fibromyalgia?
Celeste Cooper, RheumatologyFibromyalgia has been linked to several disorders that commonly occur with it, more than with other disorders. It is believed that fibromyalgia creates amplification of pain caused by input of pain from the nervous system outside of the brain.... Full Answer