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Letters: Fibromyalgia—Keeping It Real

Queen, Margaret

doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000368472.65979.35

Parkersburg, WV Neuralgia

Thank you for the article about fibromyalgia in the September/October 2009 issue (“Is Fibromyalgia Real?”). I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2000 but have always been reluctant to admit it. Why? Because of the misconception that we fibromyalgia sufferers are just depressed, overweight, middle-aged women. The article was well written and informative. I'm excited about the new neurological theories being researched and hope to see follow-up articles on fibromyalgia as the information becomes available.

—Margaret Queen

Parkersburg, WV Neuralgia

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