Fibromyalgia Symptoms: 15 Things People With Fibromyalgia Want You to Know! by Donna John
5 years ago
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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 via FibromyalgiaAwareness.com.
Muscle spasms and cramping.
Costochondritis (pain around the breastbone and rib cage)
Allodynia (pain response from stimuli which do not normally provoke pain)
Neck and back pain