Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes persistent pain in different areas of the body without the person having completed any effort and which is often accompanied by other symptoms such as fatigue, tiredness or sleep disturbances. It is a chronic condition that affects more women than men and influences the patient’s quality of life.

Fibromyalgia explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
Having first-degree relatives with fibromyalgia increases the risk of developing it by 8 times.
You have to be very aware and pay a lot of attention to potential symptoms, potential triggers that you know can provoke fatigue or pain. If you’re aware of it, you’ll improve your day-to-day life a lot.

Substantiated information by:

Ana Arias Gassol
Antonio Collado Cruz
José Pérez Ruiz
Xavier Torres Mata
Ángel Fernández López

Published: 28 December 2018
Updated: 28 December 2018


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