Fibromyalgia

Imagine being tired all the time with burning pain, muscle spasms and tender “trigger” points.  Add to that sensitivity to pain, heat, cold, bright lights, plus bowel/bladder problems, headaches, sleeplessness, and/or anxiety.  These are the symptoms of fibromyalgia. The cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, but believed to involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors with half the risk attributed to each.  The condition runs in families and many genes are believed to be involved.  Because the condition cause is not known, the name Fibromyalgia simply means:  fibro- New Latin meaning "fibrous tissues", myo- Greek,