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“Fibro-my-what?” Let me explain… All about the health condition FIBROMYALGIA

Fibro-My-What?

Let me explain…

The 12th of May is ‘Fibromyalgia Awareness Day’ – So what better way to become aware, than by reading this blog post!

You write it: FIBROMYALGIA

You say it:Β Fi – bro – my – al – gee – ah.

The origins of the word:

β€œfibro”for fibrous tissues such as tendons & ligaments

β€œmy”indicating muscles

β€œalgia” meaning pain.

Also referred to as:Β  Β FMS (Fibromyalgia Syndrome)

“Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue & sleep disorder, along with many other symptoms.”

www.fibromyalgia-associationuk.org

According to the National Fibromyalgia Association;Β 3-6% of the world’s population has Fibromyalgia syndrome.Β 

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