Major organ involvement does not occur in fibromylagia and occurs very rarely in RA. In fact, we have all noticed that lung and heart involvement in RA has decreased to almost non-existent levels over the past several years likley due to more aggressive treatment strategies. An orthopedic neck pillow (U shaped pillow) is helpful at night.
About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.
Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University