I was intrigued by this article found on Flipboard.com about the history of Fibromyalgia.
Important Developments of More than 400 Years
You sometimes hear fibromyalgia referred to as a “fad diagnosis” or “new disease,” but the truth is that fibromyalgia is far from new. It has centuries of history, with multiple name changes and discarded theories along the way.
While it hasn’t always been accepted by the medical community, and today its acceptance isn’t universal, fibromyalgia has come a long way and current research continues to offer proof that it’s a very real physiological illness.
This article is lengthy and continues @ Health Care Guide