Fibromyalgia fluctuates over time. Fibromyalgia fluctuates over time. Fibromyalgia fluctuates over time.
Fibromyalgia fluctuates over time.



Fibromyalgia fluctuates over time.
Fibromyalgia is constantly evolving and has a slow progression rate. It will typically appear in two ways :

Primary fibromyalgia : gradual appearance of symptoms, going back as far as early childhood.

Secondary fibromyalgia : a series of aches and pain that are triggered by a particular event.

Here is a graph that show the progression of the disease in 1298 people with fibromyalgia. They were monitored over a 16 year period.1

Fibromyalgia fluctuates over time.

We can see that the intensity of the symptoms varies over time. Often a person may have periods where the symptoms diminish significantly followed by a period where they increase. Furthermore, this graph allows us to conclude that fibromyalgia is a disease that evolves over time and has a slow rate of progression. On average, the intensity of the symptoms doubled over a 16-year period.

1 F.Wolfe, D.j. Hawley, 1998



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