The most common type of drug doctors prescribe for fibromyalgia is antidepressants, and that confuses a lot of patients. Why would their doctor give them antidepressants for a pain condition? Does the doctor think the symptoms are all in their heads? Does he/she think they're "just depressed"? Or is there some scientific reason behind it?
The short answer? It depends. For the long answer, see:
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