This question is about me. Since my daughter found out she had CM, I have wondered about myself.
I have suffered from headaches since I was young. I have always had neck and back pain. I went to the Dr over a year
ago, and they said I had Fibro. My neck always hurts! ~ I also read that they believe that this could heredity? and from the mother? Has anyone ever heard of this?
Hi...as far as chiari being genetic or a form of heredity, that research is still being done, and I have not heard from the mom...it may be more from one -parent then another but in MHO I feel it can be from either.
As for Fibro, I was dx'd with it, and after I was dx'd with chiari I was told no I did not have fibro, the pain was from the chiari and EDS....
U may want to have further testing just to make sure.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.