Fibromyalgia is a Neurosensory disorder that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain and tenderness to the touch throughout the entire body. This condition is chronic, although, the pain from fibromyalgia can come and go at times and moves about in the body.
- Muscle pain
- Joint Stiffness
- Trouble sleeping
Fibromyalgia affects the way an individual’s brain processes pain, therefore amplifying the actual pain sensations that affect one’s body. Often times, Fibromyalgia is a disorder that tends to be misdiagnosed or unrecognized and is instead mistaken for a mood disorder.
Causes of Fibromyalgia are unknown, but symptoms tend to appear after a surgery, trauma, infection, or because of significant psychological stress, or genetics.
Medication is Available to Help Manage a Person’s SymptomsThere is no cure for this disorder, but there is medicine available to help manage a person’s symptoms. Sought after medications for Fibromyalgia include pain relievers, antidepressants, or anti-seizure drugs. Along with medication, there is also the option of therapy to help cope with this chronic disorder.