It has been suggested that Fibromyalgia Syndrome be merged into this article or section. (Discuss) The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the discussion on the talk page. Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS) is a debilitating chronic syndrome (constellation of signs and symptoms) characterized by diffuse or specific muscle, joint, or bone pain, fatigue, and a wide range of other symptoms. It is not contagious, and recent studies suggest that people with fibromyalgia may be gene ...
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Signs and symptoms
... Signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia can vary, depending on the weather, stress, physical activity or even just the time of day. Different people experience different signs and symptoms, but common sign...
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Causes
... The specific cause of fibromyalgia is unknown. However, doctors believe a number of factors may contribute. These factors may include: Chemical changes in the brain. Some people with fibromyalgia appe...
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Risk factors
... Risk factors for fibromyalgia include: Sex. Fibromyalgia occurs more often in women than in men. Age. Fibromyalgia tends to develop in people during early and middle adulthood. But it can also occur i...
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When to seek medical advice
... See your doctor if you experience general aching or widespread pain that lasts several months and is accompanied by fatigue. Many of the symptoms of fibromyalgia mimic those of other diseases, such as...
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Screening and diagnosis
... Diagnosing fibromyalgia is difficult because there isn''t a single, specific diagnostic laboratory test. In fact, before receiving a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, you may go through several medical tests...
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