How Much Do You Know About Fibromyalgia?

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How Much Do You Know About Fibromyalgia?

This quiz is based on the information presented in my blog, Everyday Pain Managment Ideas. The questions are all based on the posts from day 1 to day 4 of Fibromyalgia Week! I hope everyone who read this posts know something about this health issue that they did not know before!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, a patient must have at least __ of 18 possible tender points, with at least 1 tender point in each body quadrant.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    Sleep disturbance is very common in fibromyalgia.  One study reported that up __ percent of patients with fibromyalgia reported this problem.
    • A. 

      96

    • B. 

      65

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      50

  • 3. 
    One of the major biochemical  findings in patients with fibromyalgia is that they have extremely low levels of_____________.
  • 4. 
    The sleep problems associated with fibromyalgia may contribute to insufficient amounts of _________, which is essential to tissue repair in the body.
  • 5. 
    Match the following terms with the correct description
    • A. fibro fog
    • A.
    • B. Warm Water Aquatics
    • B.
    • C. 5-HTP
    • C.
    • D. qigong
    • D.
    • E. NSAID
    • E.
    • F. alcohol consumption
    • F.