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What are common symptoms of and related conditions associated with fibromyalgia?

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Many people with fibromyalgia may have:

  • Pain and tender points
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep problems
  • Concentration and memory problems, known as "fibro fog"
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Morning stiffness
  • Numbness, and tingling in hands, arms, feet, and legs
  • Headaches
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Problems with peeing
  • Painful menstrual cramps

From: Fibromyalgia Symptoms WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 05, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 09/05/2017

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Fibromyalgia."

Fibromyalgia Network: "Symptoms."

National Fibromyalgia Association: "What are the Symptoms?"

American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association: "What Is Fibromyalgia?"

Arthritis Foundation: "Fibromyalgia: What are the Effects?"

McIlwain, H. , Holt, 2007. The Fibromyalgia Handbook

UpToDate.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 05, 2017

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Fibromyalgia."

Fibromyalgia Network: "Symptoms."

National Fibromyalgia Association: "What are the Symptoms?"

American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association: "What Is Fibromyalgia?"

Arthritis Foundation: "Fibromyalgia: What are the Effects?"

McIlwain, H. , Holt, 2007. The Fibromyalgia Handbook

UpToDate.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 05, 2017

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