- Fibromyalgia is a medical condition characterised by chronic widespread pain and a heightened pain response to pressure.
- Other symptoms include feeling tired to a degree that normal activities are affected, sleep problems, and troubles with memory.
- Some people also report restless legs syndrome, bowel or bladder problems, numbness and tingling, and sensitivity to noise, lights or temperature. Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Other types of chronic pain are also frequently present.