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Brain blood flow plays role in fibromyalgia symptoms

November 6, 2008 Brain blood flow plays role in fibromyalgia symptoms By Rebekah Moan In a potential breakthrough study, French researchers used SPECT to identify brain abnormalities that present physiological evidence of fibromyalgia. The results quash the idea that diffuse, sometimes debilitating pain from the condition stems from anxiety and depression. Fibromyalgia afflicts between three million and six million people in U.S., according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Diagnosis is difficult because its symptoms overlap with many rheumatic conditions.

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