15 Things Women With Fibromyalgia Want You to Know! by Donna John
Fibromyalgia is defined as a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculo-skeletal pain, fatigue and tenderness in localized areas. The disorder can cause:
- cognitive dysfunction (problems with memory and concentration)
- hypersensitivity to light
- hypersensitivity to heat
- hyper-senitivity to sound
- dryness in mouth
- chronic fatigue
- sleep disorders
- bowel disorders
- bladder abnormalities
- reduced ability to exercise
And that's just to name a few! It is sometimes called an “invisible illness” because patients do not look sick.
Learn more about fibromyalgia here!