Fibromyalgia is a medical condition characterised by chronic widespread pain and heightened and painful response to pressure. Other symptoms include feeling tired to a degree that normal activities are affected, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness. Some people also report difficulty with swallowing, bowel and bladder abnormalities, numbness and tingling, and cognitive dysfunction. Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with psychiatric conditions such as depression and anxiety, and with stress-related disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder.
Flashcards on Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia more commonly affects (males/females) .