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Fibromyalgia: pink palms, smooth feet

” The biology of pain is never straightforward, even when it appears to be”, Lorimer Moseley

I thought I knew it all: fibromyalgia is a constant hyper-arousal of the central nervous system and all the symptoms that evolve from that disorder. But recently I met with an internist who held my hands palms upward and told me she would have known I had fibromyalgia just by looking at my palms which are pink! I have pink palms, which is a sign of fibromyalgia and its impact on ‘nerves’.  She also commented on my pink cheeks. I was stunned. This was new to me, that this is often a sign of fibromyalgia.

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