Our expert says:
There is no hard evidence that this may be so; however there has been speculation and some anecdotal evidence that static electricity and fibromyalgia have a connection. Some people with fibromyalgia claim that they are very susceptible to static shocks, and static electricity has been touted as a therapy for fibromyalgia (however I'd be dubious of the latter).
If you haven't done so already, please have a look at my article on static electricity for ways to reduce its effects: http://www.health24.com/medical/Condition_centres/777-792-1461-1671,33153.asp
You may be interested in a short project I'm doing where we're looking for people with fibromyalgia to take part. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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