Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
Early symptoms of fibromyalgia are usually extreme fatigue, morning stiffness, muscle twitches and irritability. They can also vary from person to person. Pain or discomfort can remain in one specific area for long periods of time, and then suddenly move to other locations of the body causing even more frustration and concern.
When many experts think they've finally isolated a diagnosis; another set of symptoms will begin.
Because of this diverse set of characteristics, fibromyalgia symptoms are also believed to be associated with other conditions or diseases including but not limited to:
• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Lyme disease
• Cervical spinal stenosis
• Cushing’s Syndrome
• Myofascial pain syndrome
• Multiple Sclerosis
• Chronic fatigue syndrome
• Crohn’s disease
• Interstitial Cystitis
• Irritable bowel syndrome
This shocking list of diseases and conditions is a pure example of how many different symptoms fibromyalgia can cause, and how many areas of the body are affected. It can be extremely difficult to
They can start at any age. My symptoms started when I was 17, but my mother didn't start experiencing hers until she was around 35. In some cases, even the elderly are being diagnosed.
The reasons for this age disparity is debatable, but many believe it's related to the proposed theories as to what
this illness. Some of these theories suggest that this condition can progress over time and be brought to the surface by certain events. Below is a list of common fibromyalgia symptoms you may have experienced. Click them to find out more!
Depression with Anxiety
Flu like Symptoms
Hip Joint Pain
Irritable bowel symptoms
Note: If you're experiencing any of these symptoms, make sure you have them checked out by a doctor as soon as possible. They may be caused by a more serious condition.
If you're already being treated for fibromyalgia and are discouraged with the results, there are specific
and extremely effective
being used today by thousands including myself. These, in addition to a low impact
routine, have literally made these symptoms a thing of the past for many of us.
One of the most important things I've ever done is keep a journal of my symptoms. It may take a few minutes of your time every day, but this will help you immensely when trying to find what treatment options are working for you through process of elimination.
It's also good to keep a list of your daily food intake so that your doctor can determine if any diet changes need to be made as well.
Symptoms of fibromyalgia can be devastating at times. Not only can they interfere with work and daily activities, but they can also start to take an emotional and psychological toll if not treated correctly.
to read about one of the most successful treatment options being used today.
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