If you are experiencing widespread pain, you could have a condition called fibromyalgia. At the office of The DOCS, we can provide an accurate diagnose and start you on a treatment plan.
Persistent, widespread pain that interrupts your daily activities and even your sleep may be a sign of a condition called fibromyalgia. People with this condition are highly sensitive to pain and often suffer from fatigue as well as cognitive difficulties and emotional stress. While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, it can be treated and managed so that the pain does not have to prevent you from living your life to the fullest.
How To Know If It’s Fibromyalgia
Some of the common symptoms of fibromyalgia include:
Other symptoms include, headaches depression, and tingling or numbness in hands and feet.
If you are experiencing pain and some or all of these symptoms, ask your doctor about fibromyalgia. While it can affect people of all ages, the condition is more common in women and middle-aged people. It can be triggered by a traumatic event such as an accident or injury, and is also more likely to occur among people with a family history or those who are obese.
In addition to special exercises and diets, there are medications that can help manage fibromyalgia. The first step is to get an accurate diagnosis.
At the office of The DOCS, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality of skilled and compassionate care. For more information on our office and the many services that we provide, give us a call today.
By The DOCS
October 21, 2020
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