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Are fibromyositis or fibrositis related to fibromyalgia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Fibromyositis and fibrositis are alternative names for fibromyalgia, a condition that causes chronic, widespread pain. Other symptoms of fibromyalgia include fatigue, insomnia, and depression. About 5 million Americans have fibromyalgia. Approximately 80 percent to 90 percent of people diagnosed with this condition are women.

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