What Is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is thought to be the result of overactive nerves. It is a condition that results in chronic widespread pain and tenderness throughout the body.

Chronic means that the pain lasts a long time - at least three months. The bad news is many people experience the pain of Fibromyalgia for years before being diagnosed or resolved.

Widespread Fibromyalgia means that it is not centered to one area of the body but can spread all over the body. Many people, however, feel the pain in the same places such as the lower back or neck.

Tenderness means that even a small amount of pressure can cause a lot of pain.

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common of chronic pain conditions affecting more than five million people in the U.S. alone. Nearly one in every 60 Americans endure it, and most of them are women although men are susceptible as well. For most of those afflicted, the symptoms begin to become noticeable when they are middle-aged, but symptoms have been known to begin before then.

What Causes Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is not a psychological condition. The exact cause is unknown, but it is commonly accepted that there is a biological cause. Recent research suggests that changes in the central nervous system (brain, cord, nerves) may be responsible.

There are a number of possible factors working together.

Trauma: Physical and Emotional Trauma

Infections: There is some evidence to suggest that certain illnesses can trigger the condition.

Autoimmune Diseases: People with disorders such as Rheumatoid Arthritis are more likely to attract the condition.

Genetic: Because Fibromylagia tends to run in families, there may be certain genetic mutations that make another in the family more susceptible to developing the disorder.

In recent years, the medical profession has made some progress in the diagnosis and treatment of Fibromylagia, but there are still many aspects of the condition that remain misunderstood. Perhaps due to the complexity of the condition, it is difficult to diagnose.

What Are The Symptoms of Fibromylagia?

1) Pain is a very real symptom

2) Deep muscle pain and soreness

3) Morning stiffness

4) Flu-like aching

5) Radiating pain

6) Sensitivity to touch

7) Problems sleeping

8) Fatigue

9) Difficulty thinking clearly (fibro fog)

10)Difficulty performing every day tasks

11)Stress and Anxiety


13)Migraine headaches

The symptoms vary from person to person and may be worse on some days than others.


The medical profession treats the central pain syndrome and assists with patient's discomfort dispensing ordinary non-toxic doses of medication. There are also a number of diagnostic and treatment modalities managed by specialty-trained physicians or doctoral level providers.

SUMMARY: Fibromyalgia, and its "partner" Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, are usually triggered by a physical trauma such as a car accident, surgery, death of a loved one or other psychological and emotional stress. Once the body weakens, the immune system goes down and a full-blown disease is revealed.

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