Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, and multiple tender points. The word fibromyalgia comes from the Latin term for fibrous tissue (fibro) and the Greek ones for muscle (myo) and pain (algia). Tender points are specific places on the body; on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, and upper and lower extremities; where people with fibromyalgia feel pain in response to slight pressure.
are inflammatory and noninflammatory diseases of muscle.
Fibromyalgia as related to Muscle Disorders
- Fibromyalgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS) is characterised by chronic widespread pain and a heightened and painful response to pressure. Fibromyalgia symptoms are not …
- Questions and Answers About Fibromyalgia
This is a public information piece. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common and chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, and multiple tender points.
- Fibromyalgia: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Fibromyalgia is a common syndrome in which a person has long-term pain, spread throughout the body. The pain is most often linked to fatigue, sleep problems ...
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Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue. People with fibromyalgia have "tender points" on the body. Tender points are specific places on …
- Fibromyalgia - Diseases & Conditions
Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is currently understood to be a disorder of central pain processing or a syndrome of central sensitivity.
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What Are the Common Symptoms of Fibromyalgia? Common symptoms of fibromyalgia -- also known as fibromyalgia syndrome or FMS -- may include: Pain
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What Are the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia? Symptoms of fibromyalgia include: Chronic muscle pain, muscle spasms, or tightness; Moderate or severe fatigue and …
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Myopathy: Myopathies are diseases of skeletal muscle which are not caused by nerve disorders. These diseases cause the skeletal or voluntary muscles to become weak …