People who have fibromyalgia frequently complain of a variety of symptoms that affect other parts of the body. For instance, headaches are a common problem. Some people with fibromyalgia develop gastrointestinal problems in the form of irritable bowel syndrome. Others say they have numb or tingling extremities. Still others find that their eyes and ears become sensitive to bright lights and loud noises. Fibromyalgia seems to affect the whole body, from head to toe.
- Q How does pain in fibromyalgia differ from other chronic pain conditions?
- Q How many people have fibromyalgia?
- Q How common is fibromyalgia?
- Q How does fibromyalgia compare with other chronic pain conditions?
- Q Does fibromyalgia affect people with lupus?
- Q What kind of medical specialists diagnose and treat fibromyalgia?