Fibromyalgia: What is it? Increased sensitivity to pain is just one of the symptoms

Fibromyalgia: What is it? Increased sensitivity to pain is just one of the symptoms

Fibromyalgia syndrome symptoms can range from increased sensitivity to pain to difficulty sleeping.

It’s thought the condition is related to abnormal levels of certain chemicals in the brain that change the way the central nervous system processes pain messages around the body.

It can also be triggered by a physical or emotionally stressful event, such as an injury or infection or the breakdown of a relationship.

So what are all the symptoms you should look out for to indicated you may have the condition?

Fibromyalgia: What is it? Increased sensitivity to pain is just one of the symptomsFibromyalgia syndrome symptoms can range from increased sensitivity to pain to difficulty sleeping

The health body adds: “If you think you have fibromyalgia, visit your GP. Treatment is available to ease some of its symptoms, although they’re unlikely to disappear completely.”

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes pain all over the body

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