FibromyalgiaOverview

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body.

overview

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread pain and extreme tiredness.

symptoms

Symptoms of fibromyalgia vary from person to person. The main symptom is pain all over your body.

treatments_overview

There's no cure for fibromyalgia, but treatments like painkillers, talking therapies and exercise programmes may help ease some of your symptoms.

causes

It's not clear what causes fibromyalgia. It can start after a stressful event like an injury, illness or the death of a loved one.

Page last reviewed: 20/02/2019
Next review due: 20/02/2022