Health Rising’s Fibromyalgia Small Fiber Neuropathy (SFN) Resource Page

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small fiber neuropathy fibromyalgia

The first problem discovered in FM was fewer nerve fibers than usual in the skin. (The dark lines are the nerve fibers). (Photomicrograph courtesy of Therapath Laboratory (NY, NY))

With four positive studies in one year small fiber neuropathy (SFN), which refers to damage  to the small, unmyelinated, peripheral nerves, has quickly become big  news in Fibromyalgia.

SFN could help explain the pain, central nervous system sensitization and even  autonomic nervous system problems in  FM. Check out our SNF  (and large nerve fiber) Fibromyalgia blogs below:

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