Central nervous system abnormalities in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: new concepts in treatment.

@article{Gur2008CentralNS,
  title={Central nervous system abnormalities in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: new concepts in treatment.},
  author={Ali Kemal Gur and Pelin Oktayoğlu},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 13},
  pages={
          1274-94
        }
}
Fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are poorly understood disorders that share similar demographic and clinical characteristics. The etiology and pathophysiology of these diseases remain unclear. Because of the similarities between both disorders it was suggested that they share a common pathophysiological mechanisms, namely, central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction. Current hypotheses center on atypical sensory processing in the CNS and dysfunction of skeletal muscle… CONTINUE READING
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