can anyone tell me about how u were diagnosed with this condition? i read there is no actuall testing for it? it's mainly elimination,is this true? if so what if you do have physical problema also causing pain, such as me, i have degenerative disc disease & have had 2 surgeries scince sept .????
A pressure point check helps diagnose Fibro. Also, it is found that over 90% of Fibromyalgiacs have a sleep disorder in which they do not reach REM sleep. So, I'd recommend a sleep study and a good Rheumatologist. When you find a Rheumatologist be sure to carry a fully documented list of all symptoms. Include how long you've suffered with these symptoms and what time of day your pain is most prevalent. Good luck!
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