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Q.        Is Fibromyalgia Hereditary?

A.        According to the staff at the Mayo clinic, “if one of your parents or siblings has fibromyalgia, chances are you will get it!”  According to my more than 30 years of clinical experience, I have found that fibromyalgia is not hereditary!  As described in previous articles, the probable causes of fibromyalgia are yeast and parasitic infections, poor dietary habits, lack of exercise, dampness, psychological stress, and vitamin L (L for Love) deficiency.

If your mother had yeast and parasitic infections when she was pregnant with you, chances are you would be born with the yeast and parasitic infection symptoms because they can be passed on to you through blood stream and /or birth canal.  Even though this cause is “congenital;” it’s not “hereditary” because of “genes.”

Besides, while growing up, you would knowingly or unknowingly adopt your parents’ lifestyle, including their dietary habits, the way they handle stress and conflicts, the way they express love and affections, their physical activities, etc.  Therefore, my observation is that fibromyalgia is a learned behavior rather than “hereditary.”

Many scientists including the staff at the Mayo clinic are looking for the “genes” that cause fibromyalgia.  Until this day, their conclusion is that the cause of fibromyalgia is “UNKNOWN!”

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