Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain and stiffness (muscles, tendons, and ligaments) and adversely affects sleep, mood, and memory.
Research has indicated that fibromyalgia causes the brain to amplify painful sensations. People with fibromyalgia often have headaches, TMJ issues, anxiety, and depression. While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, there are a variety of pain-relieving treatment options that can help control and relieve symptoms. Learn more in the video below.
Treatment options may include:
There is no specific lab test that can confirm a diagnosis. However, a physician can review medical history and perform a physical examination among other blood tests to rule out conditions with similar symptoms. These tests include:
Common forms of Fibromyalgia pain include:
There is no known specific cause, but it is likely that fibromyalgia is related to several factors working in conjunction. These include:
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