Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Fibromyalgia and Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease
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Going to the doctor can be intimidating. You might feel rushed and forget to ask questions that are important. It's always a good idea to know what to ask beforehand and to take notes when with the doctor. Some of the questions below may be worth asking. Print out this page and take it with you to your next appointment.
Before fibromyalgia treatment can begin a doctor must diagnose the condition.
Some experts think that fibromyalgia is under diagnosed. It can be difficult to diagnose because many of its symptoms are the same as those of other conditions, such as systemic exertion intolerance disease (formerly chronic fatigue syndrome), polymyalgia rheumatica, underactive thyroid, Lyme disease, lupus, and multiple chemical sensitivity. Fibromyalgia is usually diagnosed after other possible causes have been ruled...