7 Strange Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Learn about fibromyalgia symptoms that are rather bizarre.

7 Strange Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

The most common symptoms of fibromyalgia are pain, sleep disturbances and chronic fatigue, but these are not the only symptoms. In fact, there are many others that aren’t visible and aren’t easy to describe. These symptoms make daily living harder and they can affect patients on a psychological level.

Here are seven of the most common strange symptoms of fibromyalgia, the effect they have, and how they can be managed.

1. Allodynia

The medical definition of allodynia is pain experienced from non-painful stimulation, such as light touch, according to Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary. Many fibromyalgia patients experience this symptom, but its extent depends on the frequency and severity of symptoms and the number of years living with the disorder.
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Nine Ways to Cope with Fibromyalgia Brain Fog

Do you have fibro fog?

Nine Ways to Cope with Fibromyalgia Brain Fog

Are you forgetful? Do have trouble concentrating or speaking correctly? Do you often feel confused, fuzzy or detached? If so, you are likely experiencing a cognitive dysfunction that affects many with fibromyalgia. Referred to as fibro fog, cognitive issues can be frustrating to you and those around you.

They affect self-confidence and strain relationships. Fibro fog can also affect your ability to perform on the job and manage your daily life.

Most fibromyalgia patients experience some form of fibro fog. The symptoms of fibro fog are difficult and include being forgetful, feeling confused, being unable to concentrate, struggling with speech and even affect hand-eye movements. Each fibromyalgia sufferer will experience fibro fog differently and the fogs can come and go. Sometimes, you can have them with a fibro flare and other times, without.

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