What’s The Difference Between Fibromyalgia And Myalgia?

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Definition

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.


Alternative Names

Fibromyositis; Fibrositis


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

The cause is unknown. Possible causes or triggers of fibromyalgia include:

  • Physical or emotional trauma
  • Abnormal pain response -...
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