Huang Huimei | Graphic Design: Kato | Consultant: Attending Physician, Department of Neurology, Asia University Hospital The 52-year-old Mr. Wang has no history of chronic diseases. He usually neither smokes nor drinks alcohol. He occasionally walks briskly as an exercise. His life is relaxed and comfortable. But recently, I have suffered from inexplicable pains in many parts of my body. From a small clinic to a large hospital, the symptoms have not improved. Not only does it affect sleep and make you feel bad during the day, but at one point you even worry about whether you are stuck in the dark.
Wu Zhiying, an attending physician at the telemarketing list Department of Neurology at the Asia University Hospital, who treated the case, said that the patient had no bad habits on weekdays, nor did he have any labor-intensive work. However, the pain in the body was like a shadow, and almost no part of the body survived. The patient complained that even though he went to many clinics and hospitals, and had done many blood tests and radiological tests, the result was always: take painkillers and rest for a while. Although there was some improvement in the short term, after a while, the pain in the whole body struck again.
It made him suspect that he was suffering from autonomic nervous system disorder, encountered menopause, and even thought that he was stuck in Yin and so on. He pointed out that "fibromyalgia" was diagnosed based on the patient's medical history inquiry, clinical manifestations and tenderness point examination. Fibromyalgia is commonly known as "Princess Disease". As long as, even lightly touching the body can cause inexplicable pain. The exact cause of the disease is still unknown, and it is generally believed that it may be related to disorders of the central nervous system and neurotransmitters.