Fibromyalgia is a painful musculoskeletal disorder that causes mood swings, memory issues, sleep disturbance, and fatigue. Researchers have found that fibromyalgia increases pain sensations by affecting how the brain processes pain stimulants.
According to research led by the National Fibromyalgia Association, approximately 10 million adults in the United States aged 18 years old and above experience symptoms of fibromyalgia and more than 80% of them are women.
What are the initial signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia?
The symptoms of fibromyalgia usually begin after surgery, physical trauma, psychological strain, or infection. In some cases, the symptoms may be acquired over a period of time even without any viable causes. The initial signs of this condition include:
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