Attention Spans and Thinking Seen To Be Affected by Fibromyalgia

Attention Spans and Thinking Seen To Be Affected by Fibromyalgia

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Attention Spans and Thinking Seen To Be Affected by Fibromyalgia

Women with fibromyalgia have a shorter attention span and process information at a slower pace than do women with rheumatoid arthritis or those in good health, a study reports. According to its investigators, these deficits may be a direct result of the increased sensitivity of neural circuits responsible for pain processing, which are believed to be involved in fibromyalgia’s onset. The study, “Attentional function in fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis,” was published in the journal PLOS One.…

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