A particularly frustrating problem for many fibromyalgia patients is the tendency to gain weight. We eat less but notice little, if any, difference. And it’s difficult to exercise more because of the pain. According to Mark Pellegrino, MD, in his book Fibromyalgia: Up Close and Personal, it’s not unusual for someone to gain 25 – 30 pounds the first year after developing fibromyalgia.
Learn why fibromyalgia triggers weight gain in so many people and what you can do about it: Fibromyalgia and Weight Gain