Years ago this process was recognized with the name of fibrositis, however it has not demonstrated that there is inflammation (the ending – itis means inflammation), by what has been adopted the current name. The word Fibromyalgia means pain in the muscles and fibrous tissue (ligaments and tendons). It is for this reason a rheumatic disease more among the many existing. The rheumatologist diagnosed Fibromyalgia when you are in a certain person a few alterations that are consistent with that have been recently fixed by experts, for their diagnosis. It is believed that this disease symptoms are due to a reduction of substances that normally protect human beings from the pain.Fibromyalgia is common, since he suffers from between 1 and 3% of the population, which represents between 400,000 and 1,200,000 people with fibromyalgia in Spain.
It may occur as single alteration (primary Fibromyalgia) or associated with other diseases (concomitant Fibromyalgia). Fibromyalgia has been recognized by the world Organization of the Health recently and so far has not been part of the subjects that were taught in the faculties of medicine. In addition the Fibromyalgia get confused, since almost all of your symptoms are common to other alterations and also does not have a known cause. It is common that until the definitive diagnosis is reached has gone to different doctors in different specialties (digestive system, heart, Psychiatry). Some people with fibromyalgia may be disappointed because doctors do not consider that this entity is a serious disease. Moreover, often the same relatives end up doubting the veracity of the discomfort that the patient concerned, since the doctor tells them that scans and x-rays are normal. The multiple inconvenience caused by Fibromyalgia who suffers it, along with the fact that is not often identified the process, cause anxiety in the patient. For this reason, many patients with fibromyalgia have lot of cattle if they receive an explanation about the nature of its process and thus include their own limitations and make the appropriate changes in your lifestyle.