Stress is a state of disharmony, or threatened homeostasis. A stressor could have a psychological origin or a biological origin. Societies have become more intricate with industrialization, and modern individuals try to adapt to the new defiance by forcing their stress response system.
The main component of the stress response network is the autonomic nervous system.
The present article reviews current knowledge of autonomic dysfunction in Fibromyalgia.
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