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Health Tip: Defining Fibromyalgia: MedlinePlus

Health Tip: Defining Fibromyalgia: MedlinePlus

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Health Tip: Defining Fibromyalgia

Symptoms typically include widespread pain and tender points

By Diana Kohnle
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Related MedlinePlus Page
(HealthDay News) -- People who have the loosely defined disorder fibromyalgia typically have widespread pain, and "tender points" throughout the body that hurt when pressure is applied.
The website says other symptoms of the disorder may include:
  • Memory problems.
  • Morning stiffness and difficulty sleeping.
  • Headaches.
  • Tingling or numbness in the hands and feet.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome or restless legs syndrome.
  • Painful menstruation among women.
  • Sensitivity to temperature, bright light or loud noise.
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