What is fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia (fibromyalgia) is a disorder that causes widespread pain, sleep disturbances, exhaustion, and sometimes emotional and mental distress.
Fibromyalgia patients may be more responsive to pain than non-fibromyalgia patients.
Abnormal pain perception processing is the term for this.
Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million people in the United States, or around 2% of the adult population.
Fibromyalgia has no clear cause, but it can be treated and handled effectively.
What are the signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia’s most common symptoms are:
Pain and stiffness in the body Fatigue and exhaustion
Anxiety and depression
Problems with sleep
Thinking, memory, and attention issues
Migraines are a form of headache.
Other signs and symptoms may include:
Numbness or tingling in the hands and feet
TMJ (temporomandibular joint syndrome) is a condition that causes pain in the face and jaw (also known as TMJ)
Abdominal discomfort, bloating, constipation, and even irritable bowel syndrome are all symptoms of digestive issues (also known as IBS)
What are the risk factors for fibromyalgia?
The following are some of the known risk factors:
Age is a factor.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that may affect people of all ages, including infants.
However, the majority of people are diagnosed in their middle years, and when you grow older, you are more likely to develop fibromyalgia.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) or Lupus.
You’re more likely to develop fibromyalgia if you have lupus or rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Other causes have been linked to the onset of fibromyalgia, but further research is required to determine whether or not they are actual.
These are some of the possible risk factors:
It’s all about the sex.
Fibromyalgia affects twice as many women as it does men.
Post-traumatic stress disorder is caused by stressful or traumatic events, such as car crashes (PTSD)
Injuries caused by repetition.
Repetitive stress on a joint, such as repeated knee bending, may cause injury.
ailment (such as viral infections)
History of the family