Test Your Fibromyalgia Smarts

Achy? Tired all the time? You could have fibromyalgia.

It’s estimated that at least five million Americans -- and perhaps many more -- have fibromyalgia. “Though becoming increasingly common it’s one of the most commonly misdiagnosed and misunderstood conditions,” Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., medical director of the Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers, a national group of clinics. Fortunately, says Dr. Teitelbaum, researchers are learning more every day about why some women develop this syndrome -- and how it can effectively be treated. Take this quick quiz to get the facts about fibromyalgia.

By Camille Noe Pagán