What's FM

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a disorder of unknown etiology characterized by widespread pain, abnormal pain processing, sleep disturbance, fatigue and often psychological distress.
http://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/basics/fibromyalgia.htm


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Social Security guidance on how to "develop evidence to establish that a person has a medically determinable impairment (MDI) of fibromyalgia (FM), and how we evaluate FM in disability claims and continuing disability reviews."
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/OP_Home/rulings/di/01/SSR2012-02-di-01.html

Here is a bootleg copy of a printable version of the Social Security Ruling (SSR).


FM RESOURCES
Comprehensive guide listing doctors, lawyers, and medication.

Connect with other Fibromyalgia patients and find out about various treatments.

http://www.patientslikeme.com/conditions/8-fibromyalgia