Neuroinflammation in fibromyalgia

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Health experts have long been studying the theory behind neuroinflammation in fibromyalgia. This theory is now supported by evidence coming from PET scans, confirming inflammatory mechanisms in the brain of people with fibromyalgia. The study, which was published in the 2019 issue of Brain, Behavior, and Immunity journal, is definitely a major breakthrough in understanding the complex mechanism of fibromyalgia.

Understanding Inflammation

A lot of people often associate inflammation as something bad. When they hear the word inflammation, they immediately link it to something painful, which can be cured by a class of anti-inflammatory medications. However, there is more to inflammation than this. Inflammation is an important part of the healing process and is actually a result of our body’s immune responses. Thus, inflammation somehow helps us to heal fast, which is a good thing.

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