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Fibromyalgia: Symptoms Of Painful Condition Revealed - Are You At Risk?

Thursday 31 May 2018

 

From UK news service the Daily Express:

 

Fibromyalgia symptoms
Fibromyalgia symptoms:
Pain and headaches are signs - what is the treatment?
 

Fibromyalgia: Symptoms of painful condition revealed - are you at risk?

FIBROMYALGIA symptoms include pain, headaches, muscle stiffness and an extreme sensitivity to the touch. How many people have fibromyalgia in the UK, and are you at risk? Treatment options and risk factors revealed.

By Matt Atherton
Tuesday May 29, 2018
Copyright ©2018 Express Newspapers. "Daily Express" is a registered trademark. All rights reserved.

  • Fibromyalgia symptoms include whole-body pain and headaches
  • About one in 20 people have the condition
  • Women are seven times more likely to develop fibromyalgia
  • Condition is usually caused by a stressful event

Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that affects all parts of the body, according to the NHS.

It’s caused by abnormal levels of certain chemicals in the brain.

This alters the way the nervous system processes pain messages around the body.

It’s usually sparked by an emotionally stressful event, like the ending of a relationship or death of a loved one.

Anyone can develop fibromyalgia symptoms, but women are more likely to have it.

 

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