What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes horrible pain throughout the body and various symptoms that wreak havoc on an individual and can debilitate them. According to the Mayo Clinic, fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues(https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-condition/fibromyalgia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354780).
Fibromyalgia is not well understood, however, as of late more research has confirmed that it is an abnormal nervous system response (httpa://www.healthline.com/health/fibromyalgia#pain.
Fibromyalgia can cause a plethora of symptoms, such as:
-chronic muscle pain
-fatigue that is persistent
-concentration problems "fibro fog"
-tingling in limbs "paresthesia"
-irritable bowel issues
-elevated menstrual pain
-nerve twitches and spasms
-sensitivity to touch "allodynia"
-a heightened sense of smell
-unable to tolerate loud noise and bright lights
-pain in the jaw "TMJ"