The husband of a friend of mine has fibro. He's a Gulf War I vet who also has PTSD. I imagine with all the Vets with PTSD, the numbers of men being diagnosed with it will raise as the VA recognizes, diagnoses, and treats PTSD properly.
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My dad had fibro and we have a couple of members here who have it - greenthumb1 and freaker1. They have a different and helpful approach to the disease.
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So far I don't know any men with Fibro other than those on my Fibro Group on Facebook. I think more would be diagnosed if they wouldn't just categorize their aches and pains as simply a sign of getting older. I also believe that men are generally less likely to come forward with their signs and symptoms and then go without a diagnosis. (The "Macho thing".
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Even though it is not as common men can get fibro. Do you know any ? My best friend and I have similar health issues and he has finally been diagnosed with fibro,So far he is getting the same sort of treatment.
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