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Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

Many Fibromyalgia sufferers go years without knowing they have the syndrome. Since there are no clear-cut signs, diagnosing Fibromyalgia is often troublesome and can take up to 5 years! Diagnosing Fibromyalgia often includes information from a patient’s history, patient reported symptoms of pain, routine laboratory tests and physical exams to rule out other conditions.

Dr. Holly Atkinson

This video features Dr. Holly Atkinson. Dr. Holly Atkinson specializes in Internal Medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine as well as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Duration: 01:52.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Mera Goodman . Review date: June 23, 2014
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