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:
- Diagnosing Fibromyalgia The Small Nerve Fiber Way
- More Than Skin-Deep: The Small Nerve Fiber Problems in Fibromyalgia – A Review
- Eye-Opening Finding: Small Fiber Neuropathy Found in Fibromyalgia Patient’s Eyes
- Fibromyalgia, Small Fiber Neuropathy and Eye-Opening Developments in Pain Research: An FM and Pain Researcher Talks
- Small Fiber Neuropathy Fibromyalgia Studies Mount : But Does SFN Cause Pain in FM?
- Small Fiber Nerve Study Suggests New Era in Fibromyalgia (and Perhaps Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) Could Be At Hand
- Damaged Neuroprotective Process Spells Pain for Fibromyalgia – Suggests Small Fiber Neuropathy is Present
- Small Nerve Fiber Neuropathy Commonly Found in Fibromyalgia (and Linked to Central Sensitization)
- The ‘Body’ is Back in Fibromyalgia: Small Nerve Fiber Damage Suggests The Pain Begins There
- Small Fiber Neuropathy Fibromyalgia Study Raises Questions