Fibromyalgia at DRHC Dubai

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas. It is a complex disorder that affects the central nervous system, causing heightened sensitivity to pain and other stimuli. At Dr. Rami Hamed Medical Center, Dubai, our team of rheumatologists specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia. We are committed to providing our patients with personalized care and effective treatment options to help them manage their condition and improve their quality of life.

Causes of Fibromyalgia:

The exact cause of fibromyalgia is not known, but it is believed to be a combination of genetic, environmental, and psychological factors. Fibromyalgia occurs when the central nervous system becomes hypersensitive to pain signals, leading to widespread pain and other symptoms. Several factors can increase the risk of developing fibromyalgia, including:

  • Gender: Fibromyalgia is more common in women than men.
  • Family history: Having a family history of fibromyalgia or other chronic pain conditions increases the risk of developing the condition.
  • Trauma: Physical or emotional trauma, such as a car accident or a traumatic event, can trigger fibromyalgia in some people.
  • Infections: Certain infections, such as hepatitis C and Lyme disease, can trigger fibromyalgia in some people.
  • Stress: Chronic stress can worsen fibromyalgia symptoms and increase the risk of developing the condition.

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia:

The symptoms of fibromyalgia can vary from person to person and may come and go over time. Common symptoms of fibromyalgia include:

Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia:

Fibromyalgia is diagnosed using a combination of medical history, physical examination, and specific diagnostic criteria. There is no specific test for fibromyalgia, but doctor may order blood tests and imaging tests to rule out other conditions that could be causing your symptoms.

Treatment of Fibromyalgia:

Treatment for fibromyalgia depends on the severity of the condition and the specific symptoms. Treatment options may include:

  • Medications: Several medications are available to help manage pain, improve sleep, and reduce fatigue.
  • Lifestyle changes: Eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and practicing stress management techniques can help manage fibromyalgia symptoms.
  • Supportive care: Physical therapy, occupational therapy can help reduce the impact.

If you are concerned about fibromyalgia or are experiencing symptoms of the condition, it is important to see a rheumatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and take the first step towards better health and wellness.


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