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Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a standalone syndrome of symptoms. There are over 200 hundred symptoms that are categorised with 5 main symptoms: Pain, Fatigue, Fibro Fog, Sleep Disturbances and IBS. The cycle of overlapping symptoms are exasperated by stress, trauma and further conditions.

Click on each symptom to find out more.

Pain
Fibromyalgia - Pain

A predominant symptom of Fibromyalgia, long term chronic pain can cause damage to a person's health. Fibro pain can be a total onslaught of the central nervous system, this can affect everything.

Stiffness
Fibromyalgia - Stiffness

Stiffness in the muscles often accompanied by cramps and discomforting pain with the muscles feeling tight, making movement feel strenuous

Fatigue
Fibromyalgia - Fatigue

A tiredness that isn't relieved by quality sleep durations. Fatigue exhibits as feelings of physical, mental and emtional exhaustion for long periods.

Headache
Fibromyalgia - Headache

Some of the most debilitating symptoms of Fibro are when they affect the brain, head and face. The head is a nexus point for the majority of senses, because of this symptoms can be quite diverse.

Fog
Fibromyalgia - Fibro Fog

A deep sensation of cloudiness, a lack of coherrant thoughts in the mind manifesting in a variety of ways. Problems in multi-tasking, recall and confusion are commonplace.

Sleeping
Fibromyalgia - Sleeping Difficulties

Individuals suffering with Fibro tend to find themselves wide awake at bed times due to to disturbances within the inner body clock; the nervous and endocrine systems are often affected.

IBS
Fibromyalgia - IBS

The health of the digestive system plays a highly important part in the well being of our bodies. Around 10% of the world's population live with a form of IBS, episodes can last from days to months.

Anxiety
Fibromyalgia - Anxiety & Depression

Mental health is a wide spectrum that encompasses our ability to enjoy life, overcome disappointment and sadness through emotional and spiritual resilience.

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

The primary categories for the symptoms of fibromyalgia are listed in the matrix below. Clicking on an image will open a page with further details about the symptoms, when they occur and how they can be triggered in individuals. Feedback from people suffering from Fibro is starting to be regularly recorded and documented; some of the pages feature suggestions on how to manage and subdue the intensity of the symptoms.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Pain

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Stiffness

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Fatigue

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Headache

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Fibro Fog

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Difficulties Sleeping

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IBS

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Depression & Anxiety