Typically, a fibromyalgia sufferer will experience a range of symptoms but the common theme and perhaps mot complained of symptom of fibromyalgia is that of widespread pain throughout the body. The condition is characterised by pain in the soft fibrous tissues of the body such as the muscles, tendons and ligaments often likened to flu like symptoms of widespread aching but constant and unrelenting. Symptoms of fibromyalgia in men do not necessarily differ from fibromyalgia symptoms in women.
Other common fibromyalgia symptoms are listed below and include:-
- Extreme sensitivity
- Poor (non-restorative) sleep
- Cognitive problems
- Irritable bowel syndrome