Sex Differences Study Finds Female Patients Have More Tender Points

Sex Differences Study Finds Female Patients Have More Tender Points

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Sex Differences Study Finds Female Patients Have More Tender Points

Among people with fibromyalgia, women may be prone to having more tender points on their bodies than men, a study exploring sex differences suggests. In contrast, no other significant sex differences were found in terms of fibromyalgia symptom severity. The study, “Sex-Related Differences in Symptoms and Psychosocial Outcomes in Patients With Fibromyalgia: A Prospective Questionnaire Study,” was conducted by a team from the Mayo Clinic. It was published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations,…

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