What is fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic widespread pain disorder (induces pain across the body).
What are the major signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia?
- enhanced pain
- energy deficiency
- having difficulty in sleeping
- anxiety or depression
- fibro fog: memory and concentration issues
- cramps in the muscles
- numbness in the hands and feet
What are the causes of fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia's actual cause is uncertain. It is supposed to involve a combination of:
- genetic factors: disease runs in families, polygenic
- environmental factors:
- emotional stress
- specific infections
- sleep disorders