The Fibromyalgia awareness ribbon is colored purple.
Fibromyalgia awareness day is on May 12th.
Note: The purple ribbon also represents pain awareness.
Differences in psychological and autonomic nervous system profiles among affected individuals may indicate the existence of fibromyalgia subtypes. A 2007 review divides individuals with fibromyalgia into four groups as well as mixed types:
Fibromyalgia is estimated to affect 2 to 8% of the population, with a female to male incidence ratio that is somewhere between 7:1 and 9:1. It is most commonly diagnosed in individuals between the ages of 20 and 50, though onset can occur in childhood. Fibromyalgia may not be diagnosed in up to 75 percent of affected people.
|Latest Fibromyalgia Publications|
|1 - Fibromyalgia Treatment Effective at Reducing Pain and Symptoms Shows Promise - Innovative Med Concepts, LLC.|
|2 - Osteoarthritis and Fibromyalgia Similarities - Thomas C. Weiss.|
|3 - Medical Marijuana Rated Much More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Symptoms Than Drugs - The National Pain Foundation.|
|4 - Reducing Fibromyalgia Pain with Vitamin D Supplements - Elsevier Health Sciences.|
|5 - New Fast and Easy Test for Fibromyalgia May be Close - Ohio State University.|
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