17 Signs You May Have Fibromyalgia


Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes pain all over the body (also known as widespread pain), as well as sleep issues, exhaustion, and emotional and mental discomfort. Fibromyalgia patients may be more sensitive to pain than non-fibromyalgia patients. Abnormal pain perception processing is the term for this. Fibromyalgia affects around 4 million individuals in the United States, or roughly 2% of the adult population. Fibromyalgia has no recognized cause, yet it may be treated and controlled effectively.

Read on to find out the common signs of this common condition that may be affecting your quality of life.

1. Widespread Pain

Chronic widespread pain (CWP) is defined by persistent pain in various body locations, as well as additional physical symptoms such exhaustion, attention issues, and psychologic distress. CWP is prevalent, having a 10-percentage-point frequency in the general population. The pain in fibromyalgia is caused by a malfunction in the nervous system’s processing of pain signals.