How does fibromyalgia cause temperature intolerance?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Fibromyalgia can cause temperature intolerance or sensitivity, but experts aren't certain why.

Some people with fibromyalgia feel unusually cold compared to others at an otherwise normal room temperature, while others may say that they feel unusually warm. Often, temperature sensitivity occurs in the hands and feet, and it can sometimes cause changes in skin color.

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