Are the symptoms of fibromyalgia the same for everyone?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
The symptoms of fibromyalgia can vary from one person to another. The hallmark symptom of fibromyalgia is chronic, body-wide pain. Many other symptoms are associated with fibromyalgia, and no two patients have precisely the same combination. Other common symptoms include:
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • poor concentration and attention span
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • sensitivity to bright lights, loud noises, and temperature changes
  • restless leg syndrome

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