Fibromyalgia is a common syndrome in which a person has long-term, body-wide pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues.
Fibromyalgia has also been linked to fatigue, sleep problems, headaches, depression, and anxiety.
The cause is unknown. Possible causes or triggers of fibromyalgia include:
According to a new study of Savella (milnacipran) for the treatment of fibromyalgia, patients who continue treatment can get long-term pain... Read more »
It has long been thought that poor sleep, a primary symptom of fibromyalgia, significantly contributed to the pain experienced by FM... Read more »
A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that many people, especially men, may have fibromyalgia that has not been diagnosed. Researchers... Read more »
Fibromyalgia awareness has come a long way. Thanks in large part to Pfizer's Lyrica commercials, anyone who watches TV now has at least a... Read more »
Lord, give me patience and I want it right now! That is an old joke but it expresses the attitude many of us with fibromyalgia (FM) have as we seek... Read more »