Fast Five Quiz: Fibromyalgia Key Aspects

Herbert S. Diamond, MD


February 16, 2022

At a clinical level, fibromyalgia is much more than widespread pain. It overlaps substantially with other central sensitivity syndromes, such as:

  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Chronic pelvic pain syndrome/primary dysmenorrhea

  • Temporomandibular joint pain

  • Tension-type headaches/migraine

  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Multiple chemical sensitivity

  • Periodic limb movement disorder/restless legs syndrome

  • Interstitial cystitis

Lean more about conditions that overlap with fibromyalgia.