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More and more Fibromyalgia is being recognized as one of the more prevalent chronic pain illnesses. Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal aches, pain and stiffness, soft tissue tenderness, fatigue, and sleeplessness. Most researchers agree that FM or Fibromyalgia is caused by neuroendocrine/neurotransmitter dysregulation. A Fibromyalgia sufferer experiences extreme pain amplification due to abnormal sensory processing in the central nervous system. Fibromyalgia most commonly occur in the following areas of the body:

  • Neck
  • Back
  • Shoulders
  • Pelvic area
  • Hands


The above list include some of the most common areas to experience Fibromyalgia; however, Fibromyalgia can occur in any and all body parts. Consider some of the following symptoms:

  • Pain (profound, widespread, and chronic pain)
  • Fatigue (all-encompassing exhaustion)
  • Sleep Problems (cannot achieve deep, restful, restorative sleep)
  • Irritable bowel and bladder
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Impaired memory and concentration
  • Skin sensitivities and rashes
  • Dry eyes and mouth
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Dizziness
  • Vision problems
  • Neurological symptoms
  • Impaired coordination

Always consult a physician regarding the diagnosis and treatment of Fibromyalgia.

 
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