When I was studying (in Medical school) I was taught that there is no Muscle disease or fiber disease and pathological abnormalities are not found in this condition.
But today it being is promoted to be almost like a disease process and now I see even specific medicine is being advertised as if this is a disease that has a specific medication for it.
And I am mused even laugh at it as I did when I studied about it.
It was not often many women come to seek treatment for pain in neck and shoulders (It is known to be more common in women) They are just tired housewives working hard to keep everybody happy in the home physically day and night cooking and cleaning and washing without anything automatic being available which is quite understandable so give some valium in small doses and painkillers. There is no automatic washing machine or cookers etc. for prescription to lighten the work load of these poor women
This is like saying headache or bellyache is a disease.
It reminds me of a very interesting note I must report. Long time ago I was working as a registrar in an old psychiatric hospital in England where there were chronic old cases who lived their lives in the hospital for there was no cure of schizophrenics and the like in those olde days. I came across a patient and her chart who was there since 1916. There was a history written in hand which I could read and found a diagnosis about which I had heard it existed in the good olde days
DAH -- Disorderly Action of the Heart And sure there was a heart murmur which I now forget what was my own diagnosis but the patient had lived so long (I am talking about 1967)
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