Symptoms of Fibromyalgia That You May Not Be Aware Of And How To Control Them

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder and it can  cause fatigue, widespread muscle and joint pain and memory and mood issues, writes  WebMD.

Women suffer from fibromyalgia more than men, and and it has symptoms that are similar to osteoarthritis, so it’s important to understand the signs,and treated properly.

Risk Factors according to the Mayo Clinic:

1. Sex.

Women are more sick.

2. Family history.

If a family member has it, you are at an increased risk .

3. Rheumatic disease.

If you have rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, you are at  higher risk .

Symptoms
– widespread pain ,

-fatigue,

-certain parts of the body are  painful to touch

– limits the amount of restful sleep you can achieve,

– cause depression
– Abdominal pain
– Chronic headaches
– Dryness in your mouth, nose and eyes
– Hypersensitivity to cold and/or heat
– Inability to concentrate
– Incontinence
– Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
– Numbness or tingling in your fingers and feet
– Stiffness

Treatment

First  your doctor must eliminate other possible causes and then treating the disease may include :

Pain relievers.

Like  ibuprofen and other pain relievers are used to lessen discomfort and help you sleep better .

Antidepressants.

To treat  the pain and fatigue  .

Antiseizure drugs.

To reduce the pain .

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