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What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Fibromyalgia causes aching pain throughout the majority of your body. People most often feel it in their muscles and other soft tissues. For some, the pain is constant, while others experience flare ups that come and go. The condition also causes a number of tender points, which are simply places on your body that are sore to the touch. Another common symptom is fatigue. Fibromyalgia often makes it difficult to get a good night's sleep, and as a result, your body may feel tired and worn out a majority of the time.

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