What is fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain in the body.
What causes fibromyalgia?
Although the exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, it may be linked to the way your nervous system processes pain signals. It seems to often be triggered by a stressful life event.
Fibromyalgia can affect anyone, but tends to develop between the ages of 30 and 50.
What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Symptoms of fibromyalgia include:
- widespread pain
- constantly feeling extremely tired
- muscle stiffness, especially in the morning