Fibromyalgia is a
condition where a person has long standing body pain, tenderness in
joints, muscles, tendons and soft tissues.
The cause is unknown. The trigger factors include emotional stress, physical stress, abnormal pain responses etc. Fibromyalgia is most common among women aged 20 to 50.
SIGNS ANND SYMPTOMS
Tender points in different parts of body like neck, shoulders, lower back, hips, elbow etc. The pain is usually deep ache or sometimes shooting pain. People suffering from fibromyalgia wake up with body stiffness and pain. Pain may increase with activity, stress and anxiety or cold weather. The patient will also have fatigue, sleep disorders and depression.