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Twin Study suggests that Fibromyalgia Syndrome has a strong genetic background

Tuesday 9 December 2008

TwinsThe European Journal of Pain is about to publish the results of a study in which fibromyalgia symptoms appear to have a strong genetic component.

Researchers in the Pain Clinic at Helsinki University Central Hospital in Finland studied the “prevalence and heritability of symptoms associated with Fibromyalgia Syndrome (Fibro) in a population-based working-age twin sample”.

FibroAction has the full story:

FibroAction: Twin Study suggests that Fibromyalgia Syndrome has a strong genetic background


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