By Adrienne Dellwo, About.com Guide:
Newly published research shows that fibromyalgia does not cause premature death. However, the illness does raise the risk of suicide and accidental death.
Researchers followed a group of nearly 8,200 fibromyalgia patients and more than 10,000 osteoarthritis patients for 35 years. They say the death rate was nearly the same between these two groups.
The take-aways from this study include:
We don't need to worry about early death as a result of fibromyalgia (at least, not directly); Read more>>
My NOTE: "We don't need to worry about early death as a result of fibromyalgia":
Adrienne that is incorrect, U can only say that when comparing with healthy individuals which was NOT the case.