Fibromyalgia, a long-term disorder that affects the muscles, tendons and other soft tissues, is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. It is believed that fibromyalgia amplifies pain sensations by affecting the way the brain and spinal cord processes pain signals. Pain management for Fibromyalgia is possible, thanks to several treatment options.
WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF FIBROMYALGIA PAIN?
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The cause of fibromyalgia is currently unknown.
Possible triggers may include physical or emotional trauma, including surgery, infection or significant psychological stress.
In some cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no specific triggering event.
Women are more likely to develop fibromyalgia than men.
People with fibromyalgia often tend to have tension headaches, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety and depression.