The following is an extract from:
Fibromyalgia and the MindBodySpirit Connection
by William B. Salt II, MD and Edwin H. Season, MD
Here are the consequences for many who suffer with fibromyalgia:
Fibromyalgia causes symptoms and discomfort ranging from mild and inconvenient to severe, resulting in incapacitation and disability. Current evidence shows that many patients with fibromyalgia lead restricted lives in multiple areas, including reduced physical activity, missed social opportunities, and lack of enjoyment of life. Many do not obtain much relief from current health care practices and medications.