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1-Minute fibromyalgia video 

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Fibromyalgia is “widespread pain for three months with no other identifiable cause,” which is just as awful as it sounds. 2% of people suffer from it (that’s a lot), but in an odd and unexplained ratio of 9 female patients for every male. Here’s a good new one-minute video summary from Dr. Rob of One-Minute Medical School:

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