Objective Evidence of Fibromyalgia

Discussion in 'News and Research' started by KerryK, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. KerryK

    KerryK Member

    It seems that all they had to do was look!


    Evidence of both systemic inflammation and neuroinflammation in fibromyalgia patients, as assessed by a multiplex protein panel applied to the cerebrospinal fluid and to plasma.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28424559

    Note the strongly worded conclusion: " Hence, FM seems to be characterized by objective biochemical alterations, and the lingering characterization of its mechanisms as essentially idiopathic or even psychogenic should be seen as definitively outdated."
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