- Signs and Symptoms
- What is Fibromyalgia
- Tender Points
- Treating Depression
- Pain Symptoms Treatment
- Treating Sleep Disorders
- Treating Stress
- Therapies – Treatment
- Signs and Symptoms
- Research & Studies
- Research – Treating CFS/FMS
- FMS Supplements Research
- Holistic Treatment for FMS?
- Medications for FMS?
- Herbal Treatment Study
- Acupuncture for FMS Pain?
- Injections for FMS?
- Homeopathy Research
- Hypnotherapy Studies for FMS
- Osteopathic for FMS?
- Therapy Treatment Studies
- Behavioral Insomnia Therapy for FMS
- Fibromyalgia & TMJ Studies
- Effects of FMS on Family
- Young Women with FM
Fibromyalgia Symptoms – Identify Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
FM Syndrome results in numerous Fibromyalgia Symptoms, with an equal number of treatment options. Some of the symptoms of fibromyalgia can include widespread pain, fatigue, achy muscles, tender point pain, sleep disturbances and depression. Ask your physician, and explore the many alternative treatment options for pain management with no side effects.
- Common Fibromyalgia Symptoms
- Information On Other Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
- Recognize Myalgia Symptom Characteristics
- Where are Fibromyalgia symptoms Found?
- Limitations Caused By FMS
Common fibromyalgia symptoms:
- Pain – Widespread, chronic pain in specific areas is common. The pain is described as deep muscular aching, throbbing, twitching, stabbing and shooting.
- Sleep Disorders - Sufferers usually miss the deep sleep restorative stage and experience restlessness in the leg muscles during sleep.
- Depression – This is frequently a condition associated with fms.
- Fatigue / Stress – The fatigue experienced is more than just tiredness, it is a state of exhaustion with extreme energy drain.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – Constipation, diarrhea and abdominal pain are often associated with IBS and FMS.
- Chronic Headaches / Facial Pain – Recurrent tension headaches and facial pain are common symptoms, and 1/3 of those afflicted also experience jaw pain (research on TMJ Syndrome and FMS).
- Hypersensitivity – Recent information states that patients are often sensitive to odors, noises, bright lights, touch and weather changes.
Information On Other symptoms of fibromyalgia
- Numbness or tingling sensations in hands and feet (Paresthesia)
- Difficulty concentrating, loss of memory, and mood changes
- Chest pain or pelvic pain
- Irritable bladder
- Dryness in the eyes, skin, and mouth
- Allergic reactions to foods or chemicals
- Loss of balance and dizziness
- Menstrual pain
- Sensitivity to dairy products
- Pain and stiffness
Recognize Myalgia Symptom Characteristics
Pain can vary with individuals. Fibromyalgia symptoms are often associated with physical and emotional stress, inadequate sleep, injury, exposure to dampness or cold, infections, levels of activity, and occasionally Rheumatoid Arthritis or related disorders.
Where Are Myalgia Symptoms Found?
Symptoms include achy pain and stiffness in soft tissues, including muscles, tendons and ligaments. Pain may occur throughout the body or in certain locations. Many patients experience severe back pain and pain in muscles near joints, frequently during repetitive muscle movement.
Limitations Caused By FMS
Patients with fms symptoms may be unable to work in their profession, may have difficulty with simple tasks, and muscle pain can limit activity, making the condition even worse.