Fibromyalgia - Overview


Fibromyalgia is a common and a chronic disorder that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness in the body. People with this condition may also experience:

  • Fatigue
  • Morning stiffness
  • Headaches
  • Sleep problems
  • Concentration issues
  • Muscle pain
  • Mood issues

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition which means it is a long-lasting condition that can cause pain all over the body. The exact cause for fibromyalgia is still unclear. Some people associate this with injuries or any stressful event while others say it is because of central nervous system (CNS) problems. Symptoms and its severity may differ from person to person. Treatments are available which can help to control and ease the symptoms.

 

Did you know? Fibromyalgia is mostly present in middle-aged women but can affect people of either sex and at any age.

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