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Keep in mind that the doctor who says that you are depressed is probably right. But the depression isn't causing your pain – it is caused by it. Some people have dragged around to different doctors for months or years, only to get the shake of the head and the quick dismissal as a hypochondriac. Of course we're depressed! Being in pain and also being dismissed is reasonable cause.Don't let it drag you down. Find a doctor who believes in FMS and understands that it is real.
There is evidence that depression does cause pain. However, in the situation with FMS, the pain does cause depression. The pain of depression only adds to the situation. I do agree that it's best to find a dr who believes in FMS and understands that it is real.