How is fibromyalgia related to chronic pain?

Jacob Teitelbaum
Integrative Medicine
Pain is simply your body's way of saying that something needs attention. This can come from injuries, putting her hand on hot stove, nerve pain, and dozens of other sources. In fibromyalgia, a body wide energy deficiency causes your muscles to get locked in the shortened position, causing them to hurt. The chronic muscle pain then triggers pain in the nerves and brain.

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