- Q What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThe key symptom of fibromyalgia is pain, not just in one place, but in muscles and joints throughout your body. When you have fibromyalgia, you may feel like you have a rotten case of the flu – except you have it all day, every day, for... Full Answer
- Q Is pain from fibromyalgia different than normal pain?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineWhile acute pain lasts for a few hours or days, fibromyalgia pain is chronic, or long-term, and lasts for months to years. In fact, widespread body pain and deep muscle pain are the main symptoms of fibromyalgia. People with fibromyalgia describe the... Full Answer
- Q Are fibromyalgia symptoms different between men and women?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyWe don't know yet whether there are clear gender differences in fibromyalgia symptoms. Many more women than men have fibro, and some researchers have suggested that more men may actually have it than we know, because some men don't fit into the... Full Answer