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Here's What Fibromyalgia Feels Like, Say Physicians — Eat This Not That

Friday, 25 March, 2022

Here's What Fibromyalgia Feels Like, Say Physicians — Eat This Not That

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes sleep problems and widespread pain throughout the body that can severely interrupt a person's daily activities and lifestyle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fibromyalgia affects roughly four million American adults–an estimated 2 percent of the U.S. population and at times it can be hard to diagnose because its symptoms mimic other diseases. Fibromyalgia is treatable and experts explain to Eat This, Not That! Health what it's like to have the condition and how to help treat it....

1 What is Fibromyalgia?

Board certified internist Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, bestselling author of From Fatigued to Fantastic! says, "Fibromyalgia is a pattern of symptoms which include fatigue, widespread pain, insomnia, and brain fog."
Dr. Jacob Hascalovici, the Chief Medical Officer with Clearing, a telehealth platform for chronic pain patients adds, "Fibromyalgia is a relatively common condition that causes widespread and often disruptive musculoskeletal pain throughout the body. Difficulty sleeping, pronounced fatigue, and memory issues including trouble concentrating frequently characterize fibromyalgia as well. It's not uncommon for people with a challenging or traumatic background to develop fibromyalgia, and the condition is often accompanied by depression, anxiety, TMJ, and IBS."
Read more at: https://www.eatthis.com/news-what-fibromyalgia-feels-like/

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