National Pain Report Fibromyalgia Survey Results

N=1,339

1. Do you have fibromyalgia
Yes 100%
No    0%
2. Are you Male/Female?
Male 4%
Female 96%
3.  At what age did your symptoms start?
18-34 50%
35-49 38%
50-64 11%
65+ 1%
4. How many years did you suffer before being accurately diagnosed?
0-1 yrs 14%
2-3 yrs 25%
4-5 yrs 18%
5-10 yrs 21%
Over 10 yrs 23%
5. Do you feel your physician is knowledgeable about fibromyalgia?
Yes 57%
No 43%
6. Do you feel your physician takes your fibromyalgia seriously?
Yes 66%
No 35%
7. Do you feel your family and friends take your fibromyalgia seriously?
Yes 55%
No 46%
8. How would you rate the effectiveness of Cymbalta (Duloxetine) in treating your fibromyalgia symptoms?
Very effective 5%
Helps a little 23%
Does not help at all 43%
Never tried it 28%
9. How would you rate the effectiveness of Lyrica (Pregabalin) in treating your fibromyalgia symptoms?
Very effective 6%
Helps a little 19%
Does not help at all 39%
Never tried it 35%
10. How would you rate the effectiveness of Savella (Milnacipran) in treating your fibromyalgia symptoms?
Very effective 3%
Helps a little 7%
Does not help at all 20%
Never tried it 71%
11. How would you rate the effectiveness of medical marijuana in treating your fibromyalgia symptoms?
Very effective 17%
Helps a little 9%
Does not help at all 2%
Never tried it 71%