Daughters of Women With Fibromyalgia May Experience More Symptoms

Daughters of Women With Fibromyalgia May Experience More Symptoms

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Daughters of Women With Fibromyalgia May Experience More Symptoms

Daughters of women with fibromyalgia are more likely to experience symptoms such as pain, depression, and negative thoughts about pain than are the daughters of healthy women, a Brazilian study suggests. Future studies are needed to evaluate possible genetic factors in these women, according to the investigators. Additionally, researchers should compare daughters with mothers, and analyze the time to disease occurrence and possible treatments to avoid the development of fibromyalgia. The study, “Pain catastrophizing in…

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