Myths About Fibromyalgia
- Myth: Fibromyalgia Causes Only Minor Pain
- Myth: Fibromyalgia is All in Your Head
- Myth: Only Young Women Have Fibromyalgia
- Myth: You Can't Exercise With Fibromyalgia
- Other Myths
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Jennifer Caudle, D.O.
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What are common myths about fibromyalgia?
A common myth about fibromyalgia is that the condition isn't real; that the symptoms are all in a patient's head. Watch family medicine physician Jennifer Caudle, DO, explain how fibromyalgia. . .
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