Chronic Lyme Disease Summit 2

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) http://www.cdc.gov/cfs/ http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/pain/disorders/031.html http://www.fibroandfatigue.com/doyousuffer.php

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus) http://www.ghg.net/schwerpt/ASLFAQ/symptoms.htm http://artritiscentral.com/index.php?page=overview.php&topic=Systemic%20Lupus%20Erythematosus http://www.infotech.demon.co.uk/diagnosis.htm http://www.geocities.com/issymissy/facts3p.html http://www.uklupus.co.uk/ http://www.mothernature.com/Library/bookshelf/Books/19/146.cfm http://www.lupiebin.com/storiesIV.htm

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) http://www3.telus.net/dangerous/main.html http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/multiple_sclerosis/multiple_sclerosis.htm http://www.nationalmssociety.org/site/PageServer?pagename=HOM_LIB_sourcebook_symptoms http://www.neurologychannel.com/multiplesclerosis/index.shtml

Lyme Disease http://www.autoimmunityresearch.org/lyme-disease/ http://www.lymeinfo.net/chroniclymedisease.html http://www.canlyme.com/fibrocfslyme.html http://www.anapsid.org/cnd/files/mastersymptomlist.pdf http://www.thehumansideoflyme.net/viewarticle.php?aid=37 http://www.ilads.org/ http://www.immunesupport.com/library/showarticle.cfm/ID/3579 http://www.canlyme.com/patsymptoms.html http://www.mothernature.com/Library/Bookshelf/Books/19/147.cfm http://www.lyme.org/lymelight/trtcontrov.html

The Porphyrias http://www.porphyriafoundation.com/ http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/porphyria/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porphyria http://members.tripod.com/~PorphBook/ http://ahha.org/articles.asp?Id=119

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs296/en/index.html http://www.buildingbiology.net/elseelhy.html http://ewh.ieee.org/soc/embs/comar/Hypersensitivity.htm http://earthcalm.com/pages/main.php?pg=fibromyalgia http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ehib/emf/RiskEvaluation/Appendix4.pdf Sjogren's Syndrome Anemia Multiple

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

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