As many as three to ten million Americans, most of them female, are living with the confusing condition known as fibromyalgia, and much of the information available about it is controversial. No one really knows what causes it, what the best treatments are or even what symptoms are really possible with fibromyalgia and some people don’t even believe the condition exists.

Due to the many unknowns and unproven theories regarding fibromyalgia, the information presented in this section or anywhere else for that matter is certain to be challenged by someone, be it a person with FMS or a medical expert who holds a different opinion.  Well do our best to present current, accurate information using what we consider to be trustworthy references.

Disease Description


Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.

Fibromyalgia Research: Challenges & Opportunities
From NIAMS, what’s new, what’s coming.

Exercise & Fibromyalgia

A very controversial subject. We’ll let you make your own decision.

Links to more information
Arthritis Insight isn’t the only place on the web to learn about Fibromyalgia. Check out these other sites.

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