15 Things Women With Fibromyalgia Want You to Know! by Donna John

Women's Health
a year ago
15 Things Women With Fibromyalgia Want You to Know!

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)
  • stiffness
  • depression 
  • anxiety 
  • hypersensitivity to light
  • hypersensitivity to heat 
  • hypersenitivity to sound
  • dryness in mouth
  • chronic fatigue
  • sleep disorders
  • bowel 
  • 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!

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