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Does my ideal weight change if I have fibromyalgia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
There's no reason for your ideal weight to change if you have fibromyalgia. Some people with fibromyalgia complain of weight gain, but this may be because they become more sedentary as they struggle with pain and fatigue. Being sedentary can worsen your symptoms, which is why doctors often recommend a regimen of light to moderate exercise for people with fibromyalgia.

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