Mayo Clinic Study Finds Obesity Affects Severity of Symptoms in Fibromyalgia Patients

Posted on February 8th, 2012 by

People with fibromyalgia can have difficulty getting a definitive diagnosis and finding an effective treatment plan.  For many patients, the condition involves a confounding array of symptoms, including chronic pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance and mood disorders. One factor associated with fibromyalgia symptoms is a patient's weight, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month in "Arthritis Care & Research."

HealthCanal, 02/07/2012

Tags: Arthritis Care & Research, Fibromyalgia, Research

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