What Are the 8 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia?

Reviewed on 5/25/2022

Illustration showing the areas of the body that experience fibromyalgia symptoms and pain
The most common symptoms of fibromyalgia include pain/tenderness all over the body, morning stiffness, fatigue/tiredness, sleep problems, mood disorders (depression, anxiety), tingling/numbness/swelling in the hands and feet, headaches (including migraines), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes widespread pain and tenderness throughout the body, sleep problems, fatigue, and depression

Eight common symptoms of fibromyalgia include:

Other symptoms of fibromyalgia may include:

A fibromyalgia attack or flare-up is when symptoms of fibromyalgia temporarily increase in intensity or frequency.

What Causes Fibromyalgia?

It is unknown what causes fibromyalgia. 

Risk factors for developing fibromyalgia include: 

What Is the Treatment for Fibromyalgia?

Treatment for fibromyalgia may include: 

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Reviewed on 5/25/2022
References
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https://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/basics/fibromyalgia.htm

https://www.niams.nih.gov/health-topics/fibromyalgia#tab-overview

https://www.rheumatology.org/I-Am-A/Patient-Caregiver/Diseases-Conditions/Fibromyalgia

http://nutritionmedicine.org/what-is/what-is-fibromyalgia/natural-treatments-for-fibromyalgia/