Fibromyalgia: A Chronic Pain that Occurs at Some Points of Your Body

Fibromyalgia: a chronic disorder or muscle pain that is a non- life-threatening illness. Widespread pain is one of its major symptoms.

Other symptoms contain fatigue, sleeping disturbance and pain at certain points in some parts of the body. Various people express Fibromyalgia as feeling like a constant flu.

Common tender or trigger points include:

trigger points of Fibromyalgia

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  • Upper chest
  • Knees
  • Tops of shoulders
  • Hips
  • The back of the head
  • Outer elbow

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

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  • Widespread pain
  • Fatigue
  • Cognitive difficulties- difficulty in mental activities like focus, concentration or paying attention to something.
  • Other- experience headache, depression, pain in lower abdomen and irritable bowel syndrome


Exact causes are unknown but it most likely includes a multiple factors like:

  • Genetics
  • Physical or emotional pain or strain
  • Infections
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