Copycats and co-existing conditions

Fibromyalgia is a hard-to-diagnose syndrome.

There are a number of "mimickers" of fibromyalgia. And still other syndromes that co-exist with fibromyalgia.

 Here is a partial list, with links to some helpful web sites.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Chronic Fatigue Immune Deficiency Syndrome (CFIDS)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Lyme Disease

The Porphyrias

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity Sjogren's Syndrome Anemia Multiple

Chemical Sensitivity
Cervical Spondylosis
Mixed Connective Tissue diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Raynaud's Phenomenon
Reactive Hypoglycemia