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Is morning stiffness related to fibromyalgia?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

People with fibromyalgia may feel pain or stiffness upon getting up in the morning. Another possible symptom of fibromyalgia is extreme tiredness or trouble sleeping. If you are having difficulty getting to sleep or sleeping soundly, this may add to the morning stiffness you may experience.

Talk to your doctor about your morning stiffness so you can get an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

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