Fibromyalgia (FM) is a neurosensory disorder that causes chronic fatigue, stiffness, tenderness, and pain in the muscles, joints, and tendons. This chronic pain disorder usually occurs between the ages of 25 and 60 years of age and is most common in women (a small percentage of men also suffer from it. Fibromyalgia can be debilitating, leading to depression, missed days at work and school, and, in the worst case, homebound. Symptoms of FM often arise after a stressful event, such as surgery, infection, and psychological or physical trauma. New developments in the treatment of fibromyalgia along with lifestyle changes can significantly improve how sufferers feel. This article will explain the disorder in detail and will give you helpful tips on living with and managing the disorder.

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