Fibromyalgia Includes Cognitive Symptoms
A new study confirms that people with fibromyalgia (FM) can experience objective impairments in cognitive and executive function independent of depression. FM patients "often complain about the so-called 'Fibro-fog', a cluster of cognitive disorders not always reflected in poor test-based performance, but which strongly interferes with work and daily life.
@senjuti In fact, the American College of Rheumatology has added cognitive dysfunction to its list of diagnostic criteria for FM. However, the authors point out, this has proven difficult to study, in part because " 'executive functions' (EF) represent a multifaceted construct, composed of separable factors.... Considering EF as a whole would therefore not allow identification of subtle differences in cognitive complaints