What is fibro fog?

There is a cognitive problem, often referred to as "fibro fog," that many people with fibromyalgia experience. It's not entirely clear whether fatigue or a lack of sleep is to blame. Perhaps the distraction of chronic fibromyalgia pain simply makes it hard to focus and remember things.

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