How can your body possibly hurt so much from head to toe? Read on to understand more about fibromyalgia pain.
Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic and constant pain. This severe condition causes pain from your head to toe, at the same time. A person suffering from fibromyalgia is likely to experience headaches, chronic pain in the hips, arms, legs, joints, and feet, simultaneously. It’s almost as if your body has thrown a pain party, and every single organ and joint has been invited. Diagnosis of this disease is difficult, and with a dearth of information out there, the lack of answers can be frustrating for those who are suffering through the incessant pain. Let’s breakdown the pain diagnosis for you.
Fibromyalgia manifests itself in the form of a number of common symptoms, such as:
From your brain to your skin tissues, when everything signals pain, who’s to blame? In the case of fibromyalgia patients, the culprit is sensory overload. Research indicates that the pain control system in fibromyalgia patients is completely overloaded. Initially it was thought that the pain was a result of an overload in the central nervous system which includes the brain and the spinal cord. While this is the major cause of pain, it is not the only one. Recent research suggests that your immune cells also play a part in causing the pain you feel.
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