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What is fibromyalgia?

In this article
the reasons

Fibromyalgia is the second most common condition that affects your bones and muscles. It is often mis-diagnosed & mis-understood. Its symptoms are widespread muscle also joint pain & fatigue.

There is no cure. But a combination of medications, exercise, stress management and healthy habits may relieve symptoms enough for you to lead a normal, active life.

* The reasons

Doctors aren't sure why this is, but some believe it's a problem with how your brain and spinal cord process pain signals from your nerves.

We know a few things suggest you're more likely to get them:

You are a woman.
You have another painful illness, such as arthritis, or an infection.
You rarely do sports.
Other family members have it.

* Syndrome :

Simply put, you are in pain all over. Common symptoms include:

Muscle pain, burning, twitching, or muscle tightness
Low pain threshold or tender points
drain fatigue
Trouble concentrating and remembering called 'fibro fog'
Insomnia or not sleeping well
Feeling stressed, anxious or depressed

Fibromyalgia can be similar to osteoarthritis, bursitis, and tendinitis. But instead of hurting a specific area, the pain and stiffness can be all over your body.

* Other fibro symptoms can include :

Abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, constipation and diarrhea (irritable bowel syndrome)
Dry mouth, nose and eyes
Sensitivity to cold, heat, light, or sound
urinating often
Numbness or tingling in your face, arms, hands, legs, or feet