Neurophysiological and ultrasonographic comparative study of autonomous nervous system in patients suffering from fibromyalgia and generalized anxiety disorder

@article{Papadopoulou2021NeurophysiologicalAU,
  title={Neurophysiological and ultrasonographic comparative study of autonomous nervous system in patients suffering from fibromyalgia and generalized anxiety disorder},
  author={Maria Papadopoulou and Apostolos Papapostolou and Eleni Bakola and Vasilios G. Masdrakis and Christos Moschovos and Elisabeth Chroni and Georgios Tsivgoulis and Ioannis Michopoulos},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2021},
  volume={43},
  pages={2813 - 2821}
}
Fibromyalgia (FM) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) share common clinical features: they both affect women more than men, their diagnosis is based solely on clinical criteria, and some of the symptoms such as anxiety, aches and muscle tension, sleep disorders, and cognitive dysfunction occur in both diseases. For both conditions, an underlying dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) has been proposed. The aims of this study were to investigate ANS dysfunction in FM and GAD and… 
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