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Fibromyalgia

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Specific Symptoms:

  • Body aches
  • Chronic facial muscle pain or aching
  • Fatigue
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Memory difficulties and cognitive difficulties
  • Multiple tender areas (muscle and joint pain) on the back of the neck, shoulders, sternum, lower back, hips, shins, elbows, knees
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Palpitations
  • Reduced exercise tolerance
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Tension or migraine headaches

Fibromyalgia can develop on its own or along with other musculoskeletal conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. Evidence suggests that fibromyalgia patients have abnormal pain transmission responses, sleep disturbances, changes in skeletal muscle metabolism, decreased blood flow, cause chronic fatigue and weakness. Men and women of all ages get fibromyalgia, but the disorder is most common among women aged 20 to 50.