Fibromyalgia and the immune system

I have a nasty cold. And so do others in the household. My sister-in-law had to go to the ER and did the COVID test. She does not have it. She does have pneumonia though and severe asthma. So good no COVID, bad that it is pneumonia. I have the same cold because I catch … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and the immune system

Is fibromyalgia autoimmune?

Is fibromyalgia an autoimmune condition? Short and sweet answer: No That we know of with current research. Let's look into the question a little more What is an autoimmune disease? The immune system becomes overactive and the body attacks its own body tissues. In response to an unknown trigger, the immune system may begin producing … Continue reading Is fibromyalgia autoimmune?

Could Fibromyalgia have autoimmune demyelinating cases

Can something be learned for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) when looking at fibromyalgia? There is some fascinating research going on that is looking at just that connection. MS is believed to be an autoimmune disease where the symptoms are caused by demyelination. Essentially that means the destruction of the myelin. Myelin is a specialized cell that … Continue reading Could Fibromyalgia have autoimmune demyelinating cases